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Festival to channel Hollywood glamour

Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Kitsch in the Swich is happening again – this year on September 8, in the heart of Ipswich.


Kitsch in the Swich is September 8, 2018.

The ‘retro and rockabilly fashion fiesta ‘ is a colourful annual event in the heritage city which brings crowds of vintage fashion and music lovers and classic car fans.


Kitsch in the Swich includes a classic car show.

Organisers expect this year’s event, with a Hollywood Glamour theme, to be the biggest yet, with a packed program of events including live music, burlesque performances, a Hollywood Icons drag show and Pinup Parades.


West Texas Crude

There will be a colourful round-up of retro market stalls and food trucks and local businesses will be participating with their own themed events, including the new live music venue, Banshees which will be channelling Lana Del Rey.

Confirmed performers on the day include The Argonauts, West Texas Crude, Wet Fish, DJ Swing A Billy Ray and emcee Miss Chrissy of The Lindy Charm School for Girls.


Hollywood Glamour is the festival theme for 2018.

Kitsch in the Swich runs from noon to 6pm on September 8 in the Ipswich CBD.


Discover Ipswich

Discover Ipswich

Staff Writer

Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy blogging or hanging out with his bestie Windora the Bilby, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.


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