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A woman in 40s vintage fashion with parasol at Gloucester Goes Retro
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Vintage fashion, retro music festival, hundreds of classic cars, all in one fabulous FREE family day out!

Gloucester Goes Retro is coming back on Saturday 24 August 2024.

One of the highlights of the city’s vibrant festival calendar, Gloucester Goes Retro features over 500 classic vehicles filling the historic Gate Streets and Gloucester DocksYou will find famous car brands from yesteryear including Aston Martin, Jensen, Bentley, Triumph, Morris and Alvis to name just a few. Incredible vehicles from the 1900s through the Roaring Twenties and the War Years to the gleaming chrome of the fifties, the iconic designs of the Swinging Sixties, sports cars from the eighties and an instant nostalgia hit from nineties classics.


There's an amazing array of nautical activities at Retro on the Water from boat trips to aquatic displays. There's delicious food and drink aplenty, as well as vintage fashion and shopping.


For music and dance enthusiasts, visit the Mariners Square Stage where you'll be serenaded by a host of retro acts and get your boogie on with swing dancing.​ We've also got 80's Cheese and Cool Brittannia-inspired 90s music over on our Kings Square stage, overseen by the incredible young musicians of The Music Works.

There is so much to see and do at Gloucester Goes Retro, don't miss it!

Awesome entertainment


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