An Era of Experience is a collaboration of four vintage loving business women with a passion for creating authentic & stylish bygone events.


Meet the Era Team

Nicola, Era's creative crafter & bridal designer

silver sixpence in her shoe creates beautiful, hand-made accessories for the modern vintage-inspired bride. Every piece is custom-made from rare fabrics and embellishments and can be modified to create a look that is truly unique. We offer a full bespoke design service, incorporating family heirlooms or trinkets where requested for the most personal of bridal accessories.


Baked Delights by

And the Dish ran away with The Spoon is a vintage inspired tea room based on Burton Road, West Didsbury, Manchester  which has featured in The Independents top 50 Tea Rooms.

Dish & Spoon can cater for any event.


Bethany, Era's award wining hair & make-up artist

Award winning Bethany Jane Davies has a background in fashion, film & television. Bethany was trained by Versace's head stylist and specialises in creating glamorous looks from 1920-1960s.


Winner of "Best Vintage Hair & Make Up" 2012 & 2013,

Vintage Manchester Awards





Cocktail Masterclass

Dave Marsland, Drinks Enthusiast

Award winning Dave Marsland, the Drinks Enthusiast is a man who knows what it takes to make a good drink. With an incredible industry knowledge of the finest liqours available plus a string of awards to his name who better to teach you the secrets of mixology and create era themed cocktail fun



Our Venue

The Vintage Beauty Parlour 

Chorlton, Manchester  

Home  of Era's very own vintage beauty queen,  

Bethany Jane Davies.


Want to hold your Era party in the most glamorous venue in town?

The Vintage Beauty Parlour is a stunning Old Hollywood inspired salon, known for it's specialist and authentic vintage styling.

Able to accomodate large to small groups, the salon is known for being "the home of classic coiffeurs and powdered perfection".