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Festival of the Forties Weekend 2019


I am very much looking forward to performing at Festival of the Forties for the first time, this Saturday only!

Living history, re-enactments, entertainment, stalls, flyovers and more await myself and thousands of others this weekend!

You can see me in the Hollywood Canteen marquee at 12.30 and 4pm, so see you tomorrow!

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Bloxham Steam Rally 2019


IMPORTANT UPDATE!!!!!! Due to technical difficulties at the site thismorning and problems with equipment this afternoon, I will now be performing at 4.30pm and 7 pm in the beer tent! Sorry for any inconvenience.

Just sheltering under one of the tents in the military section of Bloxham Steam Rally near Banbury!

I will be performing today at 2pm and 7pm (in the beer tent).

Tomorrow I just have an 11am performance as I have my parent’s Birthday to celebrate!

Bring lots of sun cream, water and smiles x

3 Wishes Fairy Festival 2019


I really cannot wait to be part of this event! I know some of you may be shaking your heads right now, but I have been a big fan of fairies, unicorns and the like since I was tiny. Indeed, my parents still recall Birthdays I would ask for a real unicorn. My favourite fairytale has always been Peter Pan and such stories got me through some tough times.

I am pleased to announce that I will be doing a short singing set at 6pm on the Perky Stage (Saturday 22nd June only) at 3 Wishes Fairy Festival. On the same day I will also be hosting a small stall in the Big Top Circus Tent! Here you’ll find my fairy house hats, new face brooches and a couple of my cases too!

The event takes place near Torpoint in Cornwall and offers camping, glamping, loads of crafts, entertainment, stalls, competitions and chances to dress up!

D Day 75th Anniversary Commemorations 2019


I’m a little confused about the programming and events surrounding D-Day. I’ve so far heard ‘celebration’ and ‘celebrating’ used several times AND some 1950’s dancers? This isn’t a celebration. I even came across a D Day dance at a military museum, listing it as ’40’s themed fun.’
This is remembrance of one of many horrific events of WW2. Yes, morale was an incredibly important part of the war effort, but we should be focusing on the real D Day events here. Young people losing their lives, some couldn’t swim and merely drowned getting off the ducks/ platforms, most were killed or wounded, scared out of their bloody mind. Men watched friends being blown apart right in front of their eyes on sand that we now sunbathe on. All for protecting our country from a man and his horrendous ideals.
Can we not treat this like some kind of Butlin’s special or regular 1940’s themed events? This is a remembrance and should be treated as such.

Southam Retro Revival 2019

Southam Retro Revival 2019

Well it’s only a week away and I can’t wait! Southam Retro Revival will be taking over the town with vintage cars, stalls and entertainment. I’ll be on stage at 12.55pm AND hosting a stall of my vintage and vintage inspired stuff. I’ll have clothing, accessories and some homeware, so make room in your cars to bring home a load of goodies!

Tennessee Wig Walk


I thought I would share this video with you. It’s Betsy Rose and I singing Tennessee Wig Walk in the garden yesterday!

I’ve been singing it on the way to nursery school for a few weeks now and she loves it.

https://youtu.be/yesrC2Mn0DE

Stratford Festival of Motoring 2019

Stratford Festival of Motoring 2019

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Copyright Mark Anton Smith

Stratford Herald 9th May 2019

I haven’t been to the Stratford Festival of Motoring for at least 10 years. Many years ago, you just had to wonder down the little road on Waterside on a Saturday to see a plethora of amazing classic bikes, sports cars and rods. It was THE place to be seen with your customised vehicle and I remember drooling over Harley Davidson low riders and the odd classic car.

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This tradition got banned because of complaints from the home owners. It was a shame, but understandable. Now, unless you like to sit in carparks, this car show is the best way to see some of the amazing vehicles that once could be found parked up in town.

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I saw some really wonderful cars and campers, but would’ve preferred it if all the vintage vehicles had been in their own section. We found a few up Henley Street, a couple more at the market place and then a couple more in another road. I personally don’t want to have to look at suped up Ford Fiestas or the Mercedes posing cars you see every weekend going up Bridge Street. That’s just my view, I know others may prefer the modern or 90’s motors. I would just prefer it if the cars were sectioned into eras or types.

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There was a fantastic American Taxi and some beautiful hot rods at the motor festival, which were jaw dropping. Ive added some super photos by Charlotte Doran Davis, Mark Anton Smith and a few snaps that I got too…