Dames, daddy’s, flappers and floor flushes are invited to get out their glad rags and shimmy on down to Bexhill sea front this Saturday (July 19) and share a day of family fun in the first ever Roaring 20’s event.
Organiser Roger Crouch said the event, part of Bexhill Carnival Week, promises to be the bees knees.“The fun starts at 10am and will carry on until early evening. Best of all the events are free with a small charge for the vintage fun fair, donkey rides and miniature railway.
“It will be a great fun all day for every age group with many local organisations taking part - and adults can enjoy a glass of Pimms or lemonade on the lawns whilst enjoying the shows on the main stage of the De La Warr Pavilion. The Air Shows, which start around 2.30pm, will be a highlight and the Wing Walkers at 4.30pm will be stunning.”
Events throughout the day include Prohibition Stuntmen who will be raiding The Little British Tea Shop, St Leonards Road at 1pm. A musical procession around the town. led by the Royal Navy Marching Band from HMS Nelson Portsmouth. departs Jubilee Lawns at 12.15pm.
Roger said the joint will be hotsey totsy: “There will be non stop performances and music all day, wonderful vintage vehicles and vibrant 20s atmosphere. A competition to find the Best Dressed 20s costume will be held on Sackville lawns at 2pm. There will also be an all day bar and barbecue
“The only rule is to have a great day!”
So don’t be a wet blanket, get spiffy and support Bexhill’s new event to ensure it becomes an annual event on the town’s social calendar. For further details visit the website at: www.bexhillroaring20s.org.uk