Newbury Retro Show 2022

The Newbury Retro Festival has SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE -Your weekend starts here…

FASHION-Come as you are or dressed up. Their fashion shows and stalls are sure to inspire you .

3 AMAZING STAGES- Live music, entertainment & dance spanning 40 years

HUGE SHOWGROUND-Walk around and enjoy an amazing array of vintage vehicles

Newbury Retro Festival is coming to Newbury Showground 12/13/ 14August.

Step back in time to the evocative music of yesteryear. Whether you seek to capture the lost glamour of the 30’s or the nostalgia of the 40s, you can rock n roll to 50s tunes, then get down to some rhythm and blues.

There’s family fun for everyone at this epic retro weekender. You can have a whirl on the dodgems, jump & jive at a tea dance and set your senses alight at our burlesque cabaret show.


BACK FOR 2022!

The Black Hangar stage will be inside the ‘Society Building’
with a 30m square flat sprung dance floor.

Stompin’ Steve and Dawnie will be running the Black Hangar stage over the weekend and Steve will be your DJ and MC on Friday evening and Sunday.

Formed in 1981 and one of Europe’s finest Rock ‘n’ Roll bands, The Firebirds are Jim Plummer Guitar/Vocals, Dan Plummer Double Bass/Vocals and Jason Bryant Drums/Vocals, with three first class musicians The Firebirds are able to cover the complete spectrum of 1950s’ and 1960s’ music, from Commercial Rock ‘n’ Roll Songs to Rockabilly, Harmonised Doo Wop, Instrumentals, Ballads, and their Own Compositions

Other acts awaiting confirmation

+ DJ – Stompin’ Steve


Awaiting confirmation

+ DJ – Rockin’ Eddie, SplinterW

Bo Walton & Red Alertood Radio

Mae Florence is your host for the weekend, with the spitfire cabaret.Acts are awaiting confirmation.

Vander Super Heroes Space Wheel Show present Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Captain America performing on the Amazing Quad Space Wheel.

Up up and away!!!!

On the Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings of Retro Festival 2020, a selection of hot air balloons (weather permitting) will launch.

For over 35 years members of the 3-4-40 Region BBAC have been flying in the Newbury area. The 3-4-40 Region is a local ballooning club, one of a number of UK organisations affiliated to the British Balloon and Airship Club ( The Region is named after the three motorways which pass through it and includes North Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire (east of Salisbury Plain) and Oxfordshire.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer hot air balloon flights from Retro Festival. However, if you would like to experience a hot air balloon flight in the UK, we recommend visiting the Balloons Over Britain website ( or Virgin Balloon Flights (

Traders at Retro Festival 2022 in Newbury will include:-

1940 Edelweiss
666 Garage
Araxos Foods Ltd
Badgers Chilli Kitchen
Bears and Bygones
Brambledown Designs Ltd
Buttontin Retro
Carnation Retro
Casually Scootering
Chaps of Distinction
Charlies Treasures
Cherry Red Vintage
Chock Shop Berkshire Ltd
Colin Johnson Shoes
Crafted with Glove
Curlie’s Vintage
Debbie Cogger
Dorset Sheds Ltd
E- Beads and Crafts
Funky Town Retro
Garden Exteriors Ltd.
Glitzy Vintage Jewellery
Graham Collins
Grannies Attack
Guns n Posies
Helles Belles Retro
Hoppa bag reading ltd
Ital Scooters
Jane Elizabeth Confectionery
JS Preloved and Vintage
Keiths Tools

KM Hair Styles
L and M Signs
Live for Tweed
Lurkers Emporium
Made by Mad Cows
Marnie’s Vintage
Millhouse Promotions Ltd
Miss Rubys Clothing
O’Donnell Moonshine
Off the Rails
Olive Branch
Out Of The Past
Pell Street Motors
Percy Stride
Pink Flamingo Retro
Pip ‘n’ Mix
Polkadot Poodle
Pounds, Shillings & Pence
PWLC Movie Promotions
Retro Retail
Retro Rides ebikes
Rock Pop Candy
Rockabilly Prints
RocknRomance Vintage
Seaview Antiques
Short and Sweet Bakery
Spindrift Records
Swish and Sway
Tango & Twist
The Button Box – Devon Ltd
The Hippie Tree
The Italian Job
The Rollin’ Inn
The Sherbet Piglet
The Zero Room Ltd
Tina’s Retro Clothing
Tony Valintine used scootrer parts and signs car bits

Trudys Boutique
Tutts Clump Cider Ltd
Vicky’s Vintage
Vintage and Retro 64
Vintage Pinup Studio
Vintage Vinyl
Visually Vintaged
Whitechapels of Kent

They are looking forward to a very impressive show of military pre and post war (1900s and 1940s) military displays, including, they hope, the Field Hospital.

Airshows, Shopping village, vehicles, book a hairdo, shopping village, fun fair, punch & Judy and much, much more .....

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