This morning I went to The Ritz to meet the Goodwood team and sip champagne with Jodie Kidd and Mark Foster (goddamn...) to launch Goodwood's new fashion range and celebrate a new event at the Racecourse this year.

In addition to Goodwood's busy calendar, they're launching Vintage this year which focuses on 5 decades of "British Cool". It brings together and celebrates the music, fashion, film, art, dance and design from the 1940s-80s and celebrates Britain's rich cultural history and the extraordinary influence that it has had on the modern world.

I've been invited down to visit the golf course, watch the various classic car and horse races, take a plane tour to see the whole 160 acres and stay at the hotel.  It sounds like a playground paradise, with something for everyone and, like Goodwood Revival, vintage attire and retro glamour is compulsory. I'm sure sitting outside in vintage couture surrounded by men in elegant suits and ladies dressed like proper ladies (none of this hideous Aintree nonsense) will be the Best Fun Ever.  Bring on the summer.

Vintage at Goodwood 13-15 August/ Goodwood Revival 17-19 September