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SALUTE TO THE 40S
September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Hundreds of vintage cars, trucks and jeeps will be on site and a ‘Coming Home’ Parade in the afternoon of both days, which will bring the heritage site alive. All vehicles entered must be over 25 years old. Hundreds of vehicles on display including traction engines, classic cars and motorbikes, commercial and military vehicles, buses and coaches
ONE OF BRITAIN’S BEST VINTAGE FESTIVALS
Dress in ‘40s style and become part of our 1940’s Family, and then be transported back in time, for a weekend of vintage delight! Living history, live vintage music, dancing and variety acts. Not to be missed, an event filled with vintage spirit!
Animating the site will be the Dockyard locomotives, hundreds of 1940’s military and civilian re-enactors, military camps, a bombed-out house, anti-aircraft gun display, land army displays and animals, a fire station, vehicle parades, fashion parades and a ‘Royal’ Visit.
Visitors will see members of the ‘Royal Family and their Party’ wandering the streets, meeting the public, re-enacting and celebrating the Country’s victory as Germany surrendered. King George VI and Winston Churchill will address the crowds with their victory speech and join in with a musical finale spectacular, which is not to be missed. Crowds will wave flags, dance, sing and rejoice with the presence of Royal Family and the Prime Minister.