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1940s Events

Authentic 1940s Wartime Entertainer

Jayne Darling Authentic 1940s Singer

Professional, experienced & authentic, Jayne Darling is a well respected and established 1940s vocalist popular with the public and re-enactors.

Having performed at some of the biggest events across the UK and Europe she is known for her beautiful and passionate voice with a spirit that personifies the era.

With a wide selection of shows and music Jayne also has a variety of stage sets, props and equipment to cater for small to large events including evening dances.

Jayne loves to interact with her audience, works well with other entertainers and live musicians and has a broad understanding of the music and history of WWII.

Often likened to a younger Vera Lynn Jayne sings those songs made famous by some of the biggest musical stars of the day including the Andrews Sisters, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Anne Shelton plus many more with a variety of shows and music.

Jayne is available as a solo act or with her band.

Why book Jayne Darling
  • Professional and authentic 1940s singer with a wealth of experience 
  • Fully insured and a member of Equity 
  • Extensive repertoire from the 1920s through to the late 1940s
  • Mix of genres and styles from Andrews Sisters through to Vera Lynn
  • Range of shows including wartime sing-a-long to dance
  • Wide range of knowledge from the wartime era 
  • 1940s costume including original pieces and authentic reproductions 
  • Experience across a range of events both here and abroad 
  • High quality PA equipment including vintage Shure microphone and different set ups depending on size of event and venue
Previous Events have included...

Twinwood Festival
Avon Valley Railway
Barry at War
Blaenavon Railway 1940’s Weekend
Chesterfield 1940’s Weekend (Event Plan)
Crich Tramway Village 
Dad’s Army Museum – Thetford
Dig for Victory Bristol
Four Ashes Wolverhampton
Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
Great Central Railway Wartime Weekend
Haworth 1940’s Weekend
Hughenden Manor
Kelham Island Industrial Museum
Leyburn 1940’s Weekend
National Emergency Services 1940’s Weekend
Nottingham 1940s Knee’s Up 
Pickering – Various pubs, restaurants plus the showground
RAF Defford
Rufford on the Home Front
Ramsey 1940s Weekend
Selsey D-Day Celebration
Swindon & Cricklade Railway
Tutbury Castle
Wimpole at War
Woodhall Spa 1940’s Festival
Yanks are Back in Saddleworth