Woman wearing a costume of 1927 at Cravehome shop
Photo courtesy of Cravehome

Birkenhead presents: The era and costumes of a sugar town


FreeAccessibleNorth Auckland
Date

Friday 12 October, 10am-5pm
Flapper cocktails from 5pm at BBC, 17 Birkenhead Ave
Swing dance lesson from 7pm at 37 Birkenhead Ave

Venue

Birkenhead Village

Hinemoa, Mokoia & Birkenhead Ave, Birkenhead Village

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Cost

Free

Bookings

No bookings required

Website

birkenhead.net.nz/Events

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Event details

Local businesses and organisations dress up in the costumes of Birkenhead's golden period of commercial development during the 1920s, the Dancing Years.

  • Vote for your favourite Art Deco costume
  • Come along in your own costume
  • Join in at 7pm to learn the Charleston and the Lindy Hop


Brought to you by Birkenhead Town Centre Association, Kaipātiki Local Board





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