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So Last Century’s Vintage Market at the Mansion
2nd May 2022 @ 10:00 - 17:00Free
So Last Century’s Vintage Market at the Mansion is back for May Day Bank Holiday at Beckenham Place Park!
We’ve been holding vintage markets at the Mansion ever since it re-opened to the public, back in spring 2017. It’s been wonderful to watch the building come back to life and thrive over the last few years. The Market grown with it, and now hosts 4o amazing vintage dealers at each event.
In the ground floor rooms of the Mansion, and outside, you can expect to find mid 20th century furniture, lighting, homeware and ceramics, original posters, prints, antique maps and charts, brocante, salvage, clothes, accessories and lots more.
There’ll be delicious street food outside, plus excellent coffee by Beats & Grind and amazing brownies by Slate ‘n’ Crumb. The Mansion also hopes to have their ice cream trike out!
In addition, the excellent Mansion Bar and Cafe will be serving craft ale amongst other tipples, and delicious lunchtime food.
Call in to see our friends KnowHowYou sewing school on the Ground Floor of the Mansion and find out about the various classes and courses they have to offer, and Verso Vintage pop-up shop in the basement.
Make a day of it on May Bank Holiday by coming along – you’ll find an abundance of unusual and unique things to buy, and you can also explore the mansion and enjoy the beautiful park while you’re there!
Step-free entrance, and level access throughout the ground floor rooms. Dogs welcome.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Safety
Government restrictions have now been lifted, however we will still have several measures in place, for everyones benefit:
Face coverings aren’t compulsory, but are encouraged inside the Mansion.
Contactless payments encouraged whenever possible
Hand sanitising stations will be in place at the main entrance, and elsewhere indoors and outside the building.
Monitoring numbers of people entering and leaving the building, to allow social-distancing and prevent overcrowding.
Please don’t come if you feel unwell.
We recommend using public transport and/or walking, or cycling, to the market wherever possible, as parking is limited.
See Lewisham Council’s website for more information on how to get to the Park.
Beckenham Hill Station – 8mins walk
Beckenham Junction Station – 12mins
Ravensbourne Station – 15mins
New Beckenham Station – 19mins
Bus – 54, 354, 320, 227, 367, 181
The car park has limited spaces. Parking is not permitted along the carriageway access road to the Mansion (you risk a ticket if you park over the double yellow lines, or on the grass verges). If you do prefer to arrive by car we advise avoiding the busiest period (11am-2pm). Note that vehicle entry is only via the Beckenham Hill Road entrance ( Sat Nav: BR3 1SY) opposite the Church of St Augustine. If your GPS takes you elsewhere, try SE6 3PU instead, or use ///follow.skinny.fade
St George’s Road car park, near to Beckenham Junction Station is just a 12 minute walk away. There is on-street parking close to the Downham entrance on Old Bromley Road (Sat Nav: BR1 4LE) and near to Ravensbourne Station, (Sat Nav: BR3 5HE). Please respect local residents and other road users, and park considerately. The Mansion is an enjoyable 15 minute stroll across the Park from both these entrances.
The nearest cashpoint is at Waitrose near Beckenham Junction Station, a 12 minute walk away.