Morecambe is renowned for many things including two icons, The Midland hotel and the beloved Eric Morecambe, synonymous with the song that crosses the generation gap – ‘Bring Me Sunshine’.
Artist, Neil Eckersley, successfully combines both of these in his painting of that name. When Simon Berry, Chairman and Managing Director of English Lakes saw Neil’s painting, he was quick to purchase the original which now takes pride of place on his office wall.
Over the last few months the team at The Midland and Vintage have been working hard to bring a day of Vintage by the Sea as part of The Midland Hotel’s 80th Birthday Celebrations.
Vintage By The Sea Press Launch with Wayne Hemingway at The Midland
We will transform the hotel and surrounding landscape for a celebration of music, fashion, film, art, dance, food and design from those halcyon days when the Midland Hotel opened in 1933.
With so much happening on Saturday 14th September 2013, we have put together the below list to highlight some of the fantastic special events and attractions we have prepared for the special day. If you are planning on visiting the festival don’t forget to share your photos and messages on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #VintageByTheSea as we will be sharing some of the best messages throughout the event.
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The Midland is often cited as being one of the most iconic buildings in Britain. And this year, to celebrate its 80th anniversary year the hotel will host a spectacular Vintage celebration.
Wayne Hemingway was interviewed at the hotel on 2nd May for the official press launch for the summer of celebrations.