1940s Events

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We try to keep this events list to 1940s only, however you will see 'Multi Period' or 'Multi Era' in brackets at the end of some of the listings, we have been informed that these have 40s content and/or following.

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November 2019

1st (Thurs) ~  1940s Chesterfield Flea Market ~ S40 1PB


2nd-4th (Fri-Sat-Sun) ~ Remember When ~ TS5 5DT ~ (Multi Period)

3rd-4th (Sat-Sun) ~ Eden Camp WW2 Axis Display ~ YO17 6RT


10th (Sat) ~ Ossett 1940s ~ WF5 8BE


17th (Sat) ~ WW2 Living History Weekend - Axis - Allies ~ Eden Camp ~ YO17 6RT


24th-25th (Sat-Sun) ~ Christmas on the Home Front ~ Kent Life ~ ME14 3AU

24th-25th (Sat-Sun) ~ WWII Living History Weekend – NWW2A ~ YO17 6RT

December 2018

1st (Sat) ~ Black Country Museum 1940s Xmas ~ DY1 4SQ (Evening tickets are sold out, daytime tickets still available)


9th (Sun) ~ Wartime Christmas ~ South Yorkshire Transport Museum ~ S65 3SH


15th-16th (Sat-Sun) ~ A 1940s Christmas - National Emergency Services Museum, Sheffield ~ S3 8PT


26th-27th (Wed-Thurs) ~ Christmas Leave - Watercress Railway ~ SO24 0BL

February 2019

14th (Thu) ~ 1940s Family Event Day at Lynn Museum, Kings Lynn ~ PE30 1NL

April 2019

13th-14th (Sat-Sun) ~ New Holland at War ~ DN19 7QJ


19th-22nd (Fri-Mon) ~ North Euston Seaside - 1940s Weekend ~ FY7 6

21st-22nd (Sun-Mon) ~ World War II Home Front ~ Crich Tramway Museum ~ DE4 5DP


27th-28th (Sat-Sun) ~ Colwyn Bay Forties Festival ~ LL29 8DF

27th-28th (Sat-Sun) ~ Wartime in the Cotswolds ~ GL54 5DT

27th-28th (Sat-Sun) ~ York Festival of Vintage ~  YO23 1EX (Multi Era)

May 2019

 4th-6th (Sat-Mon) ~ Sandwich Salutes the 40s ~ CT13 


11th-12th (Sat-Sun) ~ Castle Bromwich at War ~ B36 9BT

11th-12th (Sat-Sun) ~ Tilford a Village at War ~ GU10 2DL

11th-12th (Sat-Sun) ~ Thorne 1940s - DN8 5BE

11th-12th (Sat-Sun) ~ Temple at War ~ CM77 8PD (Multi Period)


18th-19th (Sat-Sun) ~ The Village Church Farm 1940s Weekend - Skegness ~ PE25 2HF

18th-19th (Sat-Sun) ~ Haworth 1940s Weekend ~ BD22 8NJ


25th-26th (Sat-Sun) ~ Ironbridge Gorge WW2 Weekend ~ TF8 7DW

25th-27th (Sat-Mon) ~ East Lancashire Railway 1940s Weekend ~ BL9 0EY


31st-2nd (Fri-Sun) ~ Great Central Railway 1940s Wartime ~ LE12 8AG 

June 2019

 1st-2nd (Sat-Sun) ~ Brighouse 1940's weekend ~ HD6 


8th (Sat) ~ Newport Pagnall Vintage Weekend ~ MK16 8AQ

8th-9th (Sat-Sun) ~ Southwick Village D-Day Revival ~ PO17 6EA

8th-9th (Sat-Sun) ~ Clumber Park 1940's Weekend ~ S80 3AZ

9th (Sun) ~ Bridlington old Town 1940s Event ~ YO16 7JX


15th (Sat) ~ Wartime Bridgend ~ Bridgend Town Centre ~ CF31

15th-16th (Sat-Sun) ~ Mapledurham at War ~ RG4 7TR

15th-16th (Sat-Sun) ~ Keith and Dufftown Railway 1940s Weekend ~ AB55 4BA

15th-16th (Sat-Sun) ~ War on the line - Mid Hants Railway ~ SO24 9JG

15th-16th (Sat-Sun) ~ Wartime in the Vale ~ WR11 7EN


21st-23rd (Fri-Sun) ~ Barnard Castle 1940s Weekend ~ DL12 8AA

22nd-23rd (Sat-Sun) ~ Hever Castle Homefront Weekend ~ TN8 7NG

23rd (Sun) ~  Valley Gardens 1940s Day, Harrogate ~ HG2 0JH 


28th-30th (Fri-Sun) ~  Springwell Village 1940s Weekend ~ NE9 7RP

29th-30th (Sat-Sun) ~ Seven Valley, Step Back to the 1940s ~ DY10 1QR

July 2019

5th-7th (Fri-Sun) ~ The Yorkshire Wartime Experience ~ BD4 6RN

5th-7th (Fri-Sun) ~ Ingleton 1940s Weekend ~ LA6 3HF

6th (Sat) ~ Melham Memories 2019 ~ HD9 4AG (Multi Era) 

6th-7th (Sat-Sun) ~ Seven Valley, Step Back to the 1940s ~ DY10 1QR

6th-7th (Sat-Sun) ~ Thorpe Camp 1940s ~ LN4 4PL

6th-7th (Sat-Sun) ~ Bletchley Park, 1940s Vintage Weekend ~  MK3 6EB 

6th-7th (Sat-Sun) ~ The Big O Festival – Orpington ~ BR6 0HH (Multi Era)


13th-14th (Sat-Sun) ~ Woodhall Spa ~ LN10 6QD

13th-14th (Sat-Sun) ~ Battles for Victory ~ CT7 0BH

13th-14th (Sat-Sun) ~ Vintage for Victory 2019 - Cardiff ~ CF14 7XA (Multi Era) 


20th (Sat) ~ Appleby 1940s Festival ~ DN15 0AS

20th-21st (Sat-Sun) ~ Leyburn 1940s Weekend ~ DL8 5AH

20th-21st (Sat-Sun) ~ Festival of the Forties ~ PE15 0YR


23rd-27th (Tue-Sat) ~ War and Peace Revival ~ TN12 6PY (Multi Period)

August 2019

3rd-4th (Sat-Sun) ~ Baston in the Blitz ~ PE6 9PA

3rd-4th (Sat-Sun) ~ Mid Norfolk Railway 1940s Weekend ~ NR19 1DF

3rd-4th (Sat-Sun) ~ Harborough at War ~ LE16 9QB

3rd-4th (Sat-Sun) ~ The Morecombe 1940s Revival 2019 ~ LA4 5QA 

4th (Sun ~ Echoes of the Past ~ Bury St Edmunds ~ IP32 7QB (Multi Era)


9th-11th (Fri-Sun) ~ Retrofestival Newbury ~ RG18 9QZ (Multi Era)

10th-11th (Fri-Sun) ~ World War II Home Front ~ Crich ~ DE4 5DP 

10th-11th (Sat-Sun) ~ M5 Spetchley ~ WR5 1RS (Multi Period)

10th-11th (Sat-Sun) ~ Ayscoughfee Hall ~ PE11 2RA

10th-11th (Sat-Sun) ~ Yanks are Back in Saddleworth ~ OL3 6BU

10th-11th (Sat-Sun) ~ Military Flying Machines ~ CM9  4RE (Multi Period)


17th-18th (Sat-Sun) ~ Ramsey 1940s Event ~ PE26 2XB

17th-18th (Sat-Sun) ~ Lytham War Weekend ~ FY8 5LB

17th-18th (Sat-Sun) ~ Salute to the 1940s ~ LN4 2HQ

17th-18th (Sat-Sun) ~ RAF Harrowbeer 1940s Weekend 2019 ~ PL20 7NQ 


23rd-26th (Fri-Mon) ~ Twinwood ~ MK41 6AB (Multi Era)

24th-26th (Sat-Mon) ~ Military Odyssey ~ ME14 3JF (Multi Period)

25th-26th (Sat-Sun) ~ North Thoresby 1940s Event ~ DN36 5QL


31st-1st (Sat-Sun) ~ Lincs Wold Railway ~ DN36 5SQ

31st-1st (Sat-Sun) ~ Milton Keynes Museum 1940s ~ MK12 5EL

September 2019

6th-8th (Fri-Sun) ~ The Victory Show, Leicestershire ~ LE9 1SG 


14th-15th (Sat-Sun) ~ Grassington 1940s Weekend ~ BD23 5AQ

14th-15th (Sat-Sun) ~ West Somerset Railway 1940s Event ~ TA24 5BG


21st-22nd (Sat-Sun) ~ Newstead Abbey 1940s Weekend ~ NG15 8NA

21st-22nd (Sat-Sun) ~ Crowle and Ealand 1940s ~ DN17 4JS

21st-22nd (Sat-Sun) ~ Salute to the 40s, Chatham Dockyard ~ ME4 4UY

21st-22nd (Sat-Sun) ~ Avon Valley Railway 1940s Weekend ~ BS30 6HD


27th-29th (Fri-Sun) ~ Welshpool 1940s Weekend ~ SY21 7JQ

28th-29th (Sat-Sun) ~ Bletchley Park, 1940s Vintage Weekend ~ MK3 6EB 

28th-29th (Sat-Sun) ~ Rufford Abbey 1940s Weekend 2019 ~ NG22 9D 

October 2019

11th-13th (Fri-Sun) ~ Pickering 1940s Weekend ~ YO18 7AE


19th-20th (Sat-Sun) ~ Papplewick Pumping Station ~ NG15 9AJ


26th-27th (Sat-Sun) ~  Autumn 1940s Weekend – Newark Air Museum ~ NG24 2NY 

2020

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