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Viva Vintage! featuring Wayne Hemingway MBE

Vintage and retro businesses are more popular than ever before. Ebay trading and other online platforms have made it easy to start a side hustle, but can you turn your hobby into a full time business?

As Affleck’s Palace turns 40 this year, Viva Vintage! explores the different aspects of running this type of enterprise. This three part event will cover:

Keynote speaker: Wayne Hemingway MBE- Is vintage more sustainable?

Our keynote speaker and special guest is Wayne Hemingway MBE from Hemingway Design. Wayne started his fashion career by selling items from his wardrobe at Kensington Market, and went on to co-found Red Or Dead. In 2010 Hemingway Design created their annual “Vintage Festival”. He is one of the UK’s most notable designers and we are thrilled to welcome him back to the BIPC Manchester.

Future Past – Selling on socials: Becky Chorlton from Becky’s Bazaar

Becky Chorlton started her successful online business Becky’s Bazaar to supplement her student income. Now only 24 she will talk about trading online using platforms like Instagram and DePop. Read more about Becky here

The Ups and Downs of Vintage Trading: Our expert panel of vintage traders including Maggie Harding from Garbo Antiques and Alistair from Vinyl Resting Place will discuss and take questions on how to survive the highs and lows of being self employed in the world of secondhand trading.

Retro refreshments included!

Free event – booking required

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