Retro Revival made Southam come alive

Strictly Jitterbugs dance group dancing in the street
Strictly Jitterbugs dance group dancing in the street

Southam stepped back into the 1950s and 1960s on Sunday when then town welcomed back its Retro Revival Event.

Organised by Southam First, the event included music, food, dance, cars, bikes, drinks, kids activities, scooters and makeovers. Entertainment featured local singers The Gloria Sunset Duo, Titine La Voix and Andy B Goode alongside hula hooping maestros Hooper Hoops, Strictly Jitterbugs dance group and Love Ballet. There stalls galore selling clothes, collectibles, toys, cakes, cards, homewares, car accessories and curiosities. Town businesses Sweet Boutique. Daisy B’s, the Fatted Pig Co, Twisted Kitchen, The Bowling Green, Retrolilly ice cream van and Daphne’s Coffee Van also had stalls. Katherine Geddes, of Southam First, said: ”People were dancing in the street until we closed. Retro Revival will definitely be back.”

Alistair Fitzgerald,  the leader of Strictly Jitterbug

Alistair Fitzgerald, the leader of Strictly Jitterbug