Performances

The Hollywood Honeys – Spring Shake Up

 The Hollywood Honeys - Spring Shake Up

The 24th of September was a sentimental evening of song as The Hollywood Honeys sung farewell to their beloved red head, cabaret loving songbird Miss Kitty Van Horne. Our lovely Kitty has spread her wings to Melbourne town ( their gain, our loss ) so we wanted to send her off in vintage vocal style. [...]


Great Gatsby Garden Party

Great Gatsby Garden Party

Last year Vintage Allsorts had the pleasure of working on a Gatsby themed Christmas Soiree as part of the end of year celebrations for the Sydney Pacific Chapter of YPO.   It was the perfect summers afternoon for elegant jazz and lawn games in a truly stunning private home on the north shore. Decorated with [...]


Strike-A-Pose Liverpool Library Event

Strike-A-Pose Liverpool Library Event

STRIKE A POSE   Late last year Vintage Allsorts was approached to work with the Liverpool Museum on an event to help them celebrate a touring exhibition of Australian fashion photography.The exhibition was called Strike- A- Pose and it celebrated the emerging local fashion industry from the 1960′s and 70′s. The 89 photographs were taken [...]


Chess Records Wrap Up

Chess Records Wrap Up

  At last, I had the opportunity to celebrate my favourite record label ‘Chess Records’. Last April Vintage Allsorts produced a night that paid tribute to a label that was instrumental in bringing early blues, soulful jazz and rock n’ roll to the world, launching the careers of acts such as Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Etta [...]


Vintage Swimsuit Parade

Vintage Swimsuit Parade

Late last year I was asked to produce a vintage swimwear parade as part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of North Sydney swimming pool. When it was opened in 1936, North Sydney Olympic Pool was hailed as the ‘wonder pool of Australia’ because of the high standard of its facilities and the sophistication of its [...]


Mad Men Christmas Party for HDY

Mad Men Christmas Party for HDY

Vintage Allsorts was lucky enough to work on lots of wonderful events late last year including a fabulous Mad Men themed christmas party for Henry Davis York.Held at Sergeants Mess in Chowder Bay , the night was a luxurious and decadent cocktail soiree taking it’s inspiration from the television series and all things early 1960′s.Early [...]


Rock-a-Fillies

Rock-a-Fillies

ROCKAFILLIES  A TRIBUTE TO THE FEMALE PIONEERS OF ROCK’N’ROLL It’s time to iron your wiggle frock, pull on your peep-toes and shimmy on down as Miss Pia Andersen in conjunction with The Vanguard presents Rockafillies, a night filled with good girls gone rocking, good girls gone bad and rock n’roll mamas de luxe. Featuring tracks [...]


Elvis B’day Bash Round Up

Elvis B'day Bash Round Up

Well, what a night! It was a rainy, steamy hot January Sunday evening in Newtown, but still we managed to fill the Vanguard theatre to capacity with faithful Elvis fans, all dolled up and ready for a rockin’ dose of The King, from Sun Studios right through to Vegas. Everyone came out in their Sunday [...]


150th Anniversary of Wanganella Sheep Station

150th Anniversary of Wanganella Sheep Station

What an amazing team of Vintage Allsorts I have the pleasure of working with…… Last September 15 of my favourite creative allsorts accompanied me to a wonderful location for a very special and surreal event. I was asked to art direct , style and produce a vintage fashion parade to help celebrate the 150th Anniversary [...]


ELVIS 77th BIRTHDAY BASH

ELVIS 77th BIRTHDAY BASH

  ELVIS 77th BIRTHDAY BASH     Elvis’ 77th Birthday Bash Preen your quiffs, starch your jumpsuits and dust off your blue suede shoes as The Vanguard invites you to a very special night celebrating Elvis’ 77th birthday in a manner fit for a king! From Sun Studios to Soundtracks to the ’68 Comeback Special, [...]


HHT Annual 50′s Fair – 2011

HHT Annual 50's Fair - 2011

Another winter almost over,  another 50′s fair passes by……..The annual Historical Houses Trust 50′s fair has been a highlight on Sydney’s Vintage Calendar for as long as I can remember. This year marked the 16th Birthday of the event and the ‘Sweet 16′ theme appropriately hallmarked the occasion. I have worked on the event in [...]


‘Swing into Spring’

'Swing into Spring'

Watch our last event the \’Mid Winter Warmer\’ Teaser Video on You Tube It’s time to put some swing in your Step ! “Following their sold out “ Mid Winter Warmer”, Function Entertainment Group and Vintage Allsorts are proud to present “Swing into Spring” Catch a dose of Spring fever with the ‘Cocktail Cabinet’s’ Peggy [...]


On Sale – Shops and Shopping Exhibition Launch

On Sale - Shops and Shopping Exhibition Launch

  On Sale – Shops and Shopping , Is a fabulous new exhibition at the State Library of NSW which was officially launched last night. For the event Vintage Allsorts was asked to bring to life shoppers through time. Using reference from the exhibition and a little bit of creative license we created roving installations [...]


Mid-Winter Warmer Wrap Up

Mid-Winter Warmer Wrap Up

On the 2nd of July Balmain’s Carbon footprint got a swing in it’s step, as guests at the Mid Winter Warmer danced those winter chills away. Vintage Allsorts joined forces with Function Entertainment to transform Balmain Town Hall into a deco dance palace for a whole lot of sophisticated fun.We wanted to create a night [...]


Black Cherry 21st May, 2011

Black Cherry 21st May, 2011

On Saturday the 21st of May Black Cherry Club took over the Factory Theatre for Sydney’s favourite Rock ‘n’ Roll Party.Advertised as 7 hours of pure dynamite, offering three rooms of non stop action including bands, burlesque and dj’s, the diverse line up of top shelf talent means there is something for everyone. The ever [...]


Mid-Winter Warmer

Mid-Winter Warmer

Mid- Winter Warmer Replace your Carbon footprint with Some Dancing shoes….. Come get Warm with us! Vintage Allsorts and Function Entertainment Present a glamorous Mid Winter Warmer to chase those chills away, For One Night Only Deco Dance Palace Balmain Town Hall will host a celebration of the music that defined cocktail cool. The Mid [...]