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The Vintage Mafia x Prohibition #2

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in blog, events, prohibition | Comments Off

The Vintage Mafia x Prohibition #2

This September, join us and the good people of The Prohibition Party on Saturday 6th September, London’s most riotous celebration of 20s opulence as we once again host a very small, dirty, decadent and totally ‘secret’ (ish) Speakeasy within a speakeasy. Last time was just the bees knees as these pictures by Hanson show. [Show as slideshow] ...

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La Traviata at Soho Theatre

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in blog, events, prohibition | Comments Off

La Traviata at Soho Theatre

A few weeks ago, we put on our 1920s best for a very special Vintage Mafia x Prohibition, which we really need to write a blog about. And we will. But while we’re on the subject of 1920s, here’s something a little bit special. Next Friday, August 8th, there is a rather fabulous event at the Soho Theatre – a performance of their new production of La Traviata set in the 1920s underworld with a special 1920s soirée! Following the success of La bohème and Don Giovanni, Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose and director/translator Robin Norton-Hale return to Soho Theatre with their new English version of La traviata. The story of Violetta, a...

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Angels & devils

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in blog, events, prohibition | Comments Off

Angels & devils

Last month was a crazy one. Not only did we programme an amazing village fete at the Royal Academy of Arts, but we put on a secret Ric Rac Club at Prohibition. Before we (finally) share the photos from what was an amazing night, check out what we got up to beforehand! The kind people at Angels Fancy Dress let us run riot in their Shaftsbury Avenue store, and even more kindly, let us borrow some outfits so we looked like real 1920s ladies – with a slightly sleazy, ‘lady of the night’ feel. Jeni’s chap Hanson Leatherby took these photos of us trying some things on, a couple of which were most definitely not 1920s… but it was like being in a...

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