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Dates for 2020

IN THE LIGHT OF COVID-19 PLEASE BE AWARE THAT EVEN THOUGH EVENTS STILL SHOW ON THE CALENDAR IT DOES NOT MEAN THEY ARE GOING AHEAD. WE CAN FIND NO EVIDENCE THAT THE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED AS YET. WE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING AND UPDATING THE LIST.

 

  1. If the Event no longer appears in the dates here then it has been cancelled by the organisers. 
  2. Events that have issued a new date this year have been put on the list according to the new date.
  3. Events that have issued the dates for 2021 can been seen at the bottom of the page in a new 2021 calendar.


Disclaimer: Love of the 40s are not affiliated with any of these events. Please check there are no changes before you travel. Were possible we have tried to connect you to the events own website or facebook page. 

May

16/17th ~ Amberley Museum Home Front Weekend ~ BN18 9LT ~ WEBSITE


23/24th ~ Northe Forte ~ DT4 8UF ~ WEBSITE


24/25th ~ Tutbury Castle 1940s Weekend

24/25th ~ 1940s Living History Weekend, Denny Abbey and Farmland Museum ~ CB25 9PQ ~ WEBSITE


30-31st ~ Portland Castle 1940s Weekend ~ DT5 1AZ


From 26 May – 4 June 2020, English Heritage will be marking the 80th  anniversary of the Evacuation of Dunkirk, with a unique visitor  experience at Dover Castle. The place where the operation was planned  and controlled.  (Dover Castle is currently closed until further notice inline with Covid-19 guidance)

June

6/7th ~ Folkestone and Ashford Military Show ~ TN25 6HH ~ WEBSITE


13/14th ~ War on the Line, Watercress Railway ~ SO24 9JG ~ WEBSITE

13/14th ~ World War 2 Weekend, Staffordshire Regiment Museum ~ WS14 9PY ~ WEBSITE


20/21st ~ Lotherton Hall Wartime Weekend ~ WEBSITE

20/21st ~ Wartime in the Vale, Ashdown Camp ~ WR11 7PA ~ WEBSITE

20/21st ~  Staffordshire at War, Churnet Valley Railway ~ WEBSITE

21st ~ Bressingham Steam & Gardens 1940s Day ~ IP22 2AA ~ WEBSITE


27th ~ Epping Ongar Railway 1940s Day ~ CM5 9BN ~ WEBSITE

27th ~ Erewash Museum 1940s Day ~ WEBSITE

27/28th ~ Battle of Britain Airshow, Headcorn Aerodrome ~ TN27 9HX ~ WEBSITE 

28th ~ Malvern Militaria ~ WEBSITE

July

4th ~ A Spiffing 1940s Day Out, Vintage Retreat ~ FACEBOOK

4/5th ~ Thorpe Camp ~ LN4 4PL ~ WEBSITE

4/5th ~ A Steamy Vintage Encounter ~ East Anglian Railway Museum ~ WEBSITE

4/5th ~ South Devon 1940s ~ TQ11 0DZ ~ WEBSITE

4/5th ~ Isle of Wight Railway 1940s Weekend ~ PO33 4DS ~ WEBSITE


10/11/12th ~ Battles for Victory Show, Ramsgate ~ CT11 9TL ~ WEBSITE

11/12th ~ Black Country Muesum  ~ WEBSITE

11/12th ~ Aln Valley Railway 1940s Weekend, Alnwick ~ WEBSITE

12th ~ Battle of Britain Memorial Day, Chapel Le Ferne, Folkestone ~ CT18 7JJ ~ WEBSITE



18/19th ~ Wirksworth 1940s Weekend ~ DE4 4ET ~ WEBSITE


25/26th  ~ Leyburn 1940s Weekend ~ DL8 5AH ~ WEBSITE

25/26 ~ Statfold at War 1940s Weekend ~ B79 0BU ~ WEBSITE

25/26 ~ VE & VJ 1940s Weekend, Crofton Beam Engines, Marlborough ~ WEBSITE

25/26th ~ Military Weekend, The Elham Valley Line Trust ~ WEBSITE


28/29/30/31/1st ~ War and Peace Revival ~ BH16 6AG ~ WEBSITE

August

1/2nd ~ WW2 - 75 Years, Hay-on-Wye ~ HR3 5 ~ FACEBOOK

1/2nd ~ Mid Norfolk Railway at War ~ NR19 1DF ~ WEBSITE

1/2nd ~ Morecambe 1940s Revival ~ LA4 5 ~ WEBSITE

1/2nd ~ The Spirit of the 1940s, Wednesfield High Academy ~ WV11 3ES ~ FACEBOOK

1/2nd ~ 1940s Re-enactment Weekend, RHS Garden Rosemoor ~ EX38 8PH ~ FACEBOOK 

1/2nd ~ Old Buckenham Airfield VE Day Event ~ WEBSITE


8/9th ~  World War II Home Front, Crich ~ DE4 5DP ~ WEBSITE

8/9th ~ Harborough at War ~ LE16 7QB ~ WEBSITE

8/9th ~ Yanks are back in Saddleworth ~ OL3 6BU ~ FACEBOOK

8/9th ~ Lincoln 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE


15/16th ~ International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln, 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

15/16 ~ Alford 1940s Weekend ~ LN13 9 ~ FACEBOOK

15/16th ~ Acton Scott Wartime Farm ~ FACEBOOK

15/16th ~ Stonehurst Farm 1940s Weekend 2020, Mountsorrel ~ WEBSITE

15/16th ~ Ayscoughfee Hall 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

15/16th ~ Poppies on the Prom, Mablethorpe ~ LN12 2 ~ FACEBOOK

15/16th ~ Lacock at War ~ WEBSITE


18th ~ Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary "The Hardest Day", Biggin Hill ~ TN16 3BH ~ WEBSITE


22/23rd ~ Ramsey 1940s Weekend ~ PE26 2XB ~ WEBSITE

22/23rd ~ RAF Harrowbeer 1940s Weekend ~ PI20 7NQ ~ WEBSITE

22/23rd ~ Island at War 1940s Weekend, Isle of Man Railway ~ IM4 ~ WEBSITE


28/29/30/31st ~ Twinwood (ME) ~ WEBSITE

29/30th ~ 1940s Living History, Eden Camp ~ YO17 6RT ~ WEBSITE

29/30th ~ Telford Railway 1940s Weekend ~ TF4 2NF ~ WEBSITE

29/30/31st ~ Military Odyssey (MP) ~ ME14 3JF ~ WEBSITE

29/30/31st ~ East somerset Railway 1940s Weekend ~ BA4 4QP ~ WEBSITE

29/30/31st ~ Whitby 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

31st ~ Forties Village at War, Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse ~ NR20 4DR ~ WEBSITE

September

3/4/5/6 ~ Dig for Victory, Beamish Museum ~ WEBSITE

5th ~ Marske Hall - Salute to the 1940s ~ TS11 6AA ~ FACEBOOK

5/6th ~ 1940s Weekend, Milton Keynes Museum ~ MK12 5EL ~ WEBSITE

5/6th ~ Lincolnshire Wolds Railway 1940s Weekend ~ DN36 5SQ ~ FACEBOOK

5/6th ~ RAF Burtonwood Nostalgia Festival, Warrington ~ WEBSITE


11/12/13th ~ West Somerset Railway Forties Weekend ~ WEBSITE

11/12/13 ~ The Victory Show (MP) ~ LE9 1SG ~ WEBSITE

12/13th ~ Sandtoft Airfield 1940's Weekend ~ DN9 1PN ~ FACEBOOK

12/13th ~ Stoke Bruerne Village at War ~ FACEBOOK

12/13th ~ Hughenden Manor 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

12/13th ~ Embsay and Bolton Abbey 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

12th ~ Desborough 1940s Day ~ NN14 2RS ~ FACEBOOK


18/19/20th ~ Grassington 1940s Weekend ~ BD23 5 ~ WEBSITE

19th ~ Fleckney Festival ~ FACEBOOK

19-20th ~ Newstead Abbey 1940s Weekend ~ NG15 8NA ~ FACEBOOK

19/20th ~ Salute to the 40s, Chatham Dockyard ~ ME4 4TZ ~ WEBSITE

19/20th ~ North Norfolk Railway / Holt 1940s Weekend ~ NR26 8RA ~ WEBSITE

19/20th ~ Avon Valley Railway 1940s Weekend ~ BS30 6HD ~ WEBSITE

19/20th ~ Llangollen Railway 1940s Weekend ~ LL20 8SN ~ WEBSITE

19/20th ~ Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary, RAF Duxford ~ CB22 4QR ~ WEBSITE 

19/20th ~ Valence House at War ~ FACEBOOK

20th ~ Mizens Railway 1940s Day ~ GU21 2JW ~ WEBSITE


25/26/27th ~ Welshpool 1940s Weekend ~ SY21 7JQ ~ WEBSITE

26th ~ Stannington Parish Battle of Britain Day ~ NE61 6 ~ FACEBOOK

26th ~ Brierley Hill Market, 1940s Day 

26/27th ~ Festival of Vintage, Peterborough (ME) ~ PE2 6XE ~ WEBSITE

26/27th ~ Tanfield Railway 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

26/27th ~ Swindle & Cricklade Railway 1940s Weekend ~ SN25 2DA ~ WEBSITE

26/27th ~ Bletchley Park Autumn 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

26/27th ~ Hope and Glory, Gravesend Fort ~ DA12 2BH ~ FACEBOOK

October

3/4th ~ Romney Marsh 1940s Weekend ~ TN29 0EE ~ WEBSITE

3/4th ~ Life of the Holme Front, Cambridgeshire ~ PE7 3PE ~ WEBSITE

3/4th ~ Newark Air Museum 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE


9/10/11th ~ Pickering 1940s Weekend ~ NYMR WEBSITE


17/18th ~ Papplewick Pumping Station 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE

17/18th ~ LMS Branchline at War, Rushden Transport Museum ~ NN10 0AW ~ WEBSITE


29th (Thurs) ~ Chesterfield 1940s Market ~ S40 1PB ~ WEBSITE

November

21/22nd ~ Christmas Experience on the Home front, Kent Life Museum ~ WEBSITE

December

5th ~ Step Back to the 40s : Warrington in Wartime ~ FACEBOOK


12/13th ~ National Emergency Services Museum Vintage Christmas Event (ME) ~ WEBSITE

27/28th ~ Christmas Leave, Watercress Line Mid Hants Railway ~ SO24 9JG ~ WEBSITE

Dates for 2021

Disclaimer: Love of the 40s are not affiliated with any of these events. Please check there are no changes before you travel. Were possible we have tried to connect you to the events own website or facebook page. 

MARCH

27/28th ~ World at War Weekend, Helcopter Museum (Weston Super Mare)


APRIL

24/25th ~ York Festival of Vintage (ME)


MAY

8/9th ~ VE Festival North Devon

8/9th ~ Barnstaple VE Day Weekend

15/16th ~ Kent & East Sussex Railway 1940s Weekend

15/16th ~ Melton Mowbray 40’s Weekend

15/16th ~ Temple at War

29/30th ~ Ramsgate Harbour

29/30th ~ Ironbridge WW2 Weekend

29/30/31st ~ East Lancashire Railway 1940s Weekend ~ WEBSITE


JUNE

5th ~ Newport Pagnell Vintage Day (ME)

12/13th ~ Grantham Vintage Festival (MP)

19th ~ Heywood 1940s Day ~ OL10 1EH ~ FACEBOOK


JULY

17th ~ Shrewsbury 1940s Weekend 

17/18th ~ Woodhall Spa 40s Festival


AUGUST

14/15th ~ Lytham 1940s Festival Wartime Weekend


SEPTEMBER

18/19th ~ Crowle & Ealand 1940s Weekend


OCTOBER


NOVEMBER


DECEMBER