Inside The Midland Hotel

Afternoon Tea by the Sea at The Midland

12.00 - 2.00pm & 3.00 - 5.00pm 


Celebrate lunch in style and experience an authentic Vintage Afternoon Tea Dance at the incredible 1930’s Midland Hotel, complete with iconic views across the bay and Lake District fells. Sit back, relax and enjoy the very best in Lancashire hospitality with your loved ones whilst dining in this iconic art deco restaurant; entertainment by festival favourite Mr. Melody Man providing music, commentary and leading the dances. We expect it to be very busy, so we recommend calling The Midland Hotel to book in advance: 01524 428370


Afternoon Tea at Vintage by the Sea 2018

Design, Craft and Makers Market, Eric Gill Room






Come and browse through our maker markets across the festival weekend. Carefully selected master makers sell the very best of handmade and upcycled craft, paying homage to vintage style, kitsch and nostalgia. A treasure trove of unique and unexpected one of a kind items await! 


Traders include: Carnforth Station Heritage Centre // The Jones Boys // Colours May Vary // Cheryl Morgan // Lia's Cakes // Christopher Walster // Jeni's Cupcakes & Brownies // The Mountain & Me // Random Makes // By Lisa Watson // Betsy & Els // Light Fandango // Loubijoux // Andrew Shackleton Artist // Willow & Blossom // Black Rose Glass // Ida & Rudy // Tatique // Libelle Decoupage // Bare Village Soaps // The Gingham Flamingo // The Restore // Textile Candy // Morecambe Artist Colony // Posner and Posner // Nettleton Pottery

Vintage by the Sea 2019

Vintage Hair and Beauty Salon with Guys n Dolls Hair Boutique, The Oliver Hill Room

Arrive to the festival in style and treat yourself with a vintage makeover that’ll get the heads turning! Taking authentic styles and techniques from 1920s to 1980s, you can enjoy a luxurious pamper for a special touch of glamour for the day. Make a statement with a 1930s finger wave, 1940s victory rolls, 1950s Hollywood glamour rolls or a 1960s bouffant beehive. Cat-eyeliner and red lips finish off your look with Vintage makeup artists on hand. // Up do’s: £16 and Lip & flick make-up : £6

Book on the day, or pre-book to ensure you get the time slot you want by calling Guys ‘n’ Dolls Hair Boutique: 01524 61984

hair at Vintage by the sea 2018

Torch Club Ball at The Midland Hotel



***SOLD OUT*** Get your dancing shoes on for a special evening down at The Midland Hotel! Accompanying a decadent 4 course dining experience is the vibrant five piece, Tenement Jazz, captivating experienced jazzers, dancing persons, and uninitiated ears alike. Party the night away in this unforgettable extravaganza of early to mid 20th century glamour, transporting you back to a decadent era with energy and style. The Torch Club Ball is a celebration of dance, fashion and cuisine, reliving and honouring a glimmering age of glamour, right in the heart of Morecambe Bay!

The Midland at Vintage by the Sea 2018