The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey 1940s weekend 2023
Ely Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9PQ
May 28 & 29 2023
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The 1940s weekend returns on Sunday 28th and Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2023
Re-enactors covering the period will be on site for the whole of the two days, showcasing various aspects of life in the 1940s and during WWII.
The Farmland Museum volunteers will be showcasing artefacts from the 1940s.
The museum and Docky Box Cafe are open from 10am until 4pm each day.
Alford 1940s Weekend – August 13th / 14th
This event was one of the best on the calendar in 2021and this year will be even better! The event taking place in Alford, Lincolnshire on 13th and 14th August 2022 will feature:
- Vntage Traders
- Military Vehicles
- Period Vehicles
- BBMF Flypast (TBC)
- 40s Dancehall
- Live Entertainment
- Living History Displays
- Smoke and Mirrors Dancers
- Best in Show Awards
- Live entertainment
This year the Entertainment line up is:
- Eleanor Mattley
- The Lahdidahs trio
- Miss Lily Lovejoy
- Josh Wylie
- Jayne Darling
- Major Swing & Kitty
You can find out more about the event by following their facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/alford1940sweekend
SATURDAY 9th Jubilee Bandstand, Woodhall Spa
12:00 – 13:00 – RAF Spitfires
13:00 – 14:00 – Miss Sarah Jane
15:00 – 16:00 – RAF Spitfires
16:00 – 17:00 – Jayne Darling
Memories of the 1940s – Crich Tramway Village
When: Sunday 17th and Monday 18th April 2022
Time: 10 am – 7.30 pm Sunday and 10 am – 5.30 pm Monday
Where: Crich Tramway Village
More Information: https://www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/memories-of-the-1940s/
Take a step back to the 1940s Britain with this popular two day event, which runs from 10am – 7.30pm (last admissions 6.00pm) on Sunday and 10am – 5.30pm on Monday (last admissions 4pm).
Super excited to be back at this amazing event. This year it’s over 4 days so you can have a great day out and also have time for Jubilee celebrations elsewhere if you wish!
Hopeto see some of you there.
Wartime in the Cotswolds Returns in 20222
More information to follow
Crowland 1940s Weekend – 25th / 26th June 2022
Jayne Darling will be appearing on Saturday 25h June 2022.
More details to follow.
Jayne Darling will be appearing at the Farmland Museum, Waterbeach on 29 / 30 August 2021 as part of their World War 2 Reeenactment weekend.
10 am until 4 pm both days
Join us at the Farmland Museum for our World War II event weekend on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th August.
Experience life in the Second World War by weighing out rations in the shop, taking in our displays and watching our re-enactors.
With live wartime music throughout the day, it really will be a fun weekend out for all the family!
https://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/events/event/world-war-ii-re-enactment-weekendDon’t forget to visit our café for lunch or tea and cake while you’re here.
**Please note, this is a SPECIAL EVENT. Normal admission rates apply, but Annual Passes are not valid and will not be issued. English Heritage members will be charged a reduced entry fee of £3.50 adult, £2.50 child, in line with the terms and conditions of their membership: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/denny-abbey-and-the-farmland-museum/prices-and-opening-times**
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LEYBURN 1940s has been rescheduled to July 31 2021
More information to follow but usually there is a singalong supper at Leyburn Arts and Community centre and a dabce at the school on the Saturday night with me and Major swing
Date for your diary anyway!