We’ve a wonderful Christmas Vintage Market waiting for you tomorrow, 10th December, at Beckenham Place Mansion no matter what the weather throws at us!
There’ll be a festive, hand-picked, selection of top-notch local vintage traders in the Drawing Room, Dining Room and Atrium, with a large selection of unique and unusual gift ideas for friends, relatives, and yourself, too.
You can expect to find a range of mid-century decor, lighting and homeware, vintage Christmas decorations, antique and vintage maps and medical drawings, framed prints, French brocante, clothing and accessories for the party season, jewellery, handmade items and much more.
Below stairs you’ll find a large range of locally brewed beer to enjoy, plus gift packs to take away, provided by Three Hounds Beer Company and mulled wine and bottles of English wine to sample and buy, from Tenterden’s Harbourne Vineyard. The Mansion cafe will also be open, serving snacks plus hot and cold drinks.
Pick up your Christmas tree, wreathes, garlands and other seasonal essentials from Branching Out, who will be based at the Mansion every December weekend until Christmas.
Splattermake craft and sewing school will be holding a Make a Soft Toy Angel workshop on the day as well as running similar, festive-themed craft workshops in their studio at the Mansion throughout the whole of December. See their website for further details.
The artists in residence at the Mansion will be holding open studios on the day, too. Pop up to the first floor to meet them and see their work in progress. Catch wonderful views of the park from their windows while you’re up there!
So put on your thickest coat and come along on tomorrow to immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit – vintage style!
F R E E E N T R Y !
Beckenham Hill Station – 8mins walk
Beckenham Junction Station – 12mins
Ravensbourne Station – 18mins
Bus – 54 (Highland Court stop on Beckenham Hill Road), 354, 320, 227, 367, 181
Parking is available at the Mansion. Entry via Beckenham Hill Road only.
Alternative parking is also available at the Downham entrance, on Old Bromley Road (Sat Nav: BR1 4LE), or on Crab Hill by Ravensbourne Station, (Sat Nav: BR3 5HE), from where the Mansion is an enjoyable 15 minute walk across the Park.
Nearest cashpoint is at Waitrose near Beckenham Junction Station, a 15 minute walk away, so make sure you bring plenty of cash (only a few of our traders take cards at present).
Disabled access and dog-friendly.