A Fun Show – Art of Elegance Fair – Maryborough, Victoria

Posted on November 26, 2012





It’s been a busy month, so just getting to this post and pleased to announce the Art of Elegance Fair Spring 2012 was, above all, lots of vintage fun with a fantastic group of quality traders and lovely patrons coming to visit.   We had prizes, fantastic Indian food from Rammy Dessert Indian Cuisine, Lizzie’s Larder wonderful tea and cake buffet, Vintage Paris themes from Valma Vintage, gorgeous vintage jewellery from Corridor Art Gallery, special vintage items from Vinnie’s the Fair donated space to, and looked after by Dari Rees who volunteers for them.  It was bright and sunny, with lots of lovely decoration from Tiffany Titshall of Fanny’s Flat Talbot, using recycled materials, and lots of fabric Spring flowers courtesy of the hall, and real flowers from local gardens.  We loved having Jackie from Isadora Designs and George from Pax Soap of Gathering in Newstead with us, and heard their festival of gardens went well.  It was great to see Belinda Prinzen from Melbourne and her family come and make a day of it as competition winners via Nicole Jenkins Circa Vintage Salon in Melbourne.  It was lovely to see them!  Patrons visited other sites in the town too, and many had a beautiful afternoon at the Court Bar & Bistro listening to Truly Madly Deeply open up their Johnny Mercer songbook, with Paris Payne on vocals.  After another successful session at the Bistro last weekend, they will return regularly to the Sunday afternoon cruisy 2.30 pm time space!  It was great to have Cadillac Walk couture bags on board again, don’t forget the Talbot traders can be found at Talbot Farmers’ Market, on third Sunday of every month.  To everyone who took part and helped promote and add to the fun of the seasonal Art of Elegance Fair series, a big thank you!  Thank you to the tourism staff at the Maryborough Visitor Information Centre, who have been wonderful.  Thank you also to the Maryborough Advertiser who covered the fair, allocating a page and more to the wonderful quality colour photos taken on the day.   Photos above of the Fair set up show a nice Spring feel, and the Anglican Hall made for a nice vintage backdrop.   It was great to see the creativity that came out of this Fair, let alone the previous three.  There will be some articles on this site to continue to inspire vintage themes so sign up for email updates in the sidebar.  Stay tuned for more different styles of events, different venues, and a lot more creativity in the new year…






words and images: copyright M. Roleff, 2012


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