Celebrating the Best of British Music, Food, Fashion, Art and Design at the Classic Car Boot Sale

Hi i’m Sara and I am currently in my second month of interning at Global Generation. A highlight so far for me was the weekend of the 16th and 17th of April when Kings Cross was transformed by Hemingway’s ‘Classic Car Boot Sale’ into an Aladdin’s cave of vintage inspired stalls showcasing the best of British creativity from the 20th century. From Kings Cross Station up to Granary Square the streets were lined with classic vintage cars, rails of vintage clothing, and street food serving up buttery crumpets and macaroni cheese.

The Skip Garden & Kitchen team contributed to the vintage festival in the way that we know best; offering up our organic homemade food and drink! We cycled down on our Skip Garden trail bike to join the festivities and delivered our take on vintage inspired baked goods. We sold classic British scones, vegan chocolate and beetroot brownies, and rhubarb custard cake. Our vintage inspired homemade lemonade went down a treat in the Sunday Sunshine. We had an excellent spot just next to the DJs spinning a vinyl-only selection of 40s to 80s tunes atop an open-air Routemaster bus.


The Skip Garden Cafe itself was bustling with families and young people donning their swinging 50s skirts to eat and soak up the festive atmosphere which permeated the Kings Cross area. If you haven’t yet paid us a visit come and try our selection of delicious cakes anytime Tues - Sat 10am -4pm.

Up next for the Vintage by Hemingway team is ‘The Fete’ on Sunday 15 May 2016, 12 noon – 7pm, on the Greenwich Peninsula. It is set up to be a contemporary twist on the traditional village fair that celebrates the best in design, music, art. For more info follow this link.