1951 Vintage Night

1951 Vintage Night posterSaturday 17th May

  • 8pm 'til late (approx 11.30pm)
  • Tickets:
    £5/£3 concs (in advance How to buy)
    £6/£4 on the door

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For Museums at Night 2014, we're turning back the clock to 1951, the year MERL was established, and holding a fabulous 1950s night.

Dig out your petticoats and winklepickers and join us for an evening of live music, jiving, cocktails, vintage crafts and stalls!

Live music from guitarist Lorenzo Rutili and the University Big Band
Bar with vintage cocktails & light bites

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Stalls by
Frock & Roll, Alexandra Vintage, Mrs Cherry Vintage, Ruby Vintage & The Inexplicable Emporium & Kate and Anna


plus, all included in your ticket price...
  • Learn to jive with All Jazzed Up!
  • Make a corsage or button hole from vintage fabric with artist Julie Roberts
  • Get a mini 50s makeover by hair and make-up artist Jo Stringer
  • Take away a photographic record of the evening by our professional photographer
  • See a fascinating display of some of the first objects acquired by the Museum


We would like to thank our friends at Frock & Roll and Alexandra Vintage for working with the Student Panel on the organisation of this event. Watch this short video to find out more...

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