The Sydney Fair | 17 – 20 May 2018 + Ticket Giveaway

The Sydney Fair is on again and to celebrate, I’ve got a few tickets to give away. Keep reading below to find out how to enter.

For me, I think my love of vintage started when I was young and I would visit my Auntie’s house. Her home (still to this day) is a treasure trove of wonderful findings from all over the globe and eras. From little trinkets, to kitsch paintings, to very 80’s evening dresses, to her old dancing shoes, to beautiful scarves and brooches. I used to love jumping into her closet and playing dress up for hours. She has a love of handmade items too and we can talk for hours about the beautiful fashion of Dior or Chanel. I loved when she pulled out an item and told me a story about how it came to be. The moment she found it, how it made her feel, when she wore it and how special it was to her. I think that’s the power of something that’s an antique or vintage, it has had a whole other life and now it has a new opportunity to be loved and appreciated again and again.

If you love vintage or antique items, it can be hard to have the time to visit all these different stores around Sydney, so why not let them come to you. The Sydney Fair is coming to town and it’s a great opportunity to find that special something that you’ve been searching for.

With over 60 Australian and International best 20th Century, Art Deco, Vintage and Antique dealers on display, hopefully you can something to tickle your fancy.

Held at the beautiful setting of the Royal Hall of Industries at Moore Park, vendors have hand selected some special pieces and hope to give them a new home.

There’s so much on display, if you’re thinking about acquiring an engagement ring, a dining suite, a fabulous necklace from a Hollywood Costume designer, a poster or print, everything from Furniture, Art, Lighting, Bronzes, Porcelain and glass, this is the place to be.

For the Fashionista, on Saturday and Sunday there will be fashion parade and a gorgeous courture exhibition to celebrate the love of fashion. Check the website for more info on events

Ticket info –

If you’d like to buy tickets to The Sydney Fair, they are available from the website and start from $10 for concession, $15 general day admission to $30 for the opening night.

Win! Win! Win!

Thanks to the lovely ladies at The Sydney Fair, I have 2 x complimentary day double passes and 1 x complimentary opening night double pass up for grabs!

In 25 words or less, tell me what is your favourite time period and why? Comment on this page to enter.

I’d love to hear your thoughts! Get your answers in by Midday Friday 11 May and I will select the best 3 responses as the winners.

Good luck and happy vintage finding

Love, Festival Girl

SciFi Film Festival | Saturday 31 October 2015

SciFiFilmFestival-IsissLooking to get more SciFi into your weekend? Why not head down to the 2015 SciFi Film Festival at Parramatta this Saturday 31 October.

There’s a lot going on in one day. There will be screenings of feature films, animation and short films in adjacent theatres so if you’re looking to veg out and watch SciFi films all day, be sure to check the feature films and short films program.

SciFi Con celebrates all things SciFi, fantasy and pop culture. The convention showcases comics, cosplay, illustrators, artists and authors, craftspeople, anime, toys, books, collectibles and memorabilia, computer and board games.

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Presented by SciFi Film Festival, SciFi Con is designed to bring together enthusiasts, nerds, families, friends and professionals under the one roof. For the ultimate fans, there will be panels, seminars and workshops with comic book and film industry professionals as well as educational and software demonstrations.

Cosplayers are encouraged to dress up and come along. For all your efforts, there will be a cosplay parade and competition if you feel like joining in.

SciFiFilmFestival-CosplayersLocated in Parramatta, the international SciFi Film Festival is dedicated to exploring and celebrating the science fiction and fantasy genres, their films and pop culture. SciFi Film Festival is a not for profit creative enterprise administered by Screen My Shorts Inc.

Personally, I think one of this festival’s most admirable feature is that it represents and celebrates diversity and promotes the cultivation of freedom of thought, cultural and creative expression, regardless of age, abilities, gender or LGBTI. Go all humans!

Details:

Date: 31 October 2015
Venue: SciFi Film Festival and SciFi Con are located at Riverside Theatres on the corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, NSW, 2150
Where: See map and location
Tickets are available at the Box Office centrally located in the Foyer and is open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 9:30am to 1:00pm.

Images from here

Love, Festival Girl

The Sydney Vintage and Retro Fair Ticket Giveaway! 27-29 September

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And the winners are….Lynda, Isla and Willa. Congratulations!

What better way to celebrate the countdown to the Sydney Vintage and Retro Fair than to have a ticket giveaway!

The lovely ladies at the Vintage and Retro Fair have kindly offered me 3 x double passes to give away for the Sydney Vintage and Retro Fair next week. Whoo!

Anyone can enter and it’s very simple.

“Tell us in 25 words or less why you love vintage”…

Just hit ‘comment’ at the top right of this post to submit your entry! I am looking for the three most creative answers to win the three double passes!

Good Luck guys and girls…

Love, Festival Girl

Terms and Conditions:
To enter you must live in NSW.
Entries must be made by commenting on this blog post by answering “Tell us in 25 words or less why you love vintage’…Only entries via this method will be valid.
The most creative answer wins and will be judged by me!
When entering, please use a valid email address as this is how I will be contacting you to let you know if you have won.
Competition opens Thursday 19 September at 4pm. Competition closes Thursday 26 September at 4pm.