Royal Gunpowder Mills VE Day Celebrations 2017 Royal Gunpowder Mills Waltham Abbey Essex. Come and celebrate the VE day celebrations with full weekends action which includes reenactors both Axis and Allied. Battles on The sunday and Monday and an authentic WW2 pub open to the public selling ales and beer. Weather permitting there will be a small air display from out locally based Spitfire and Hurricane and many WW2 vehicles on site. WW2 period dancers will be here to dazzle you with dance skills. Set in 175 acres of historic gunpowder factory land. Refreshments and food stalls on site all weekend, this show will keep you busy all weekend. 01992 707370 E MailWeb Site
Saturday - Sunday, 13th - 14th May 2017
Temple at War Military and Vintage Show. 900 Re-enactors and Military Vehicles Displays. Live Entertainment and Battle Enactment daily. Market Stalls offering a wide variety of great produce, vintage, militaria and food. Come early and stay late. Entertainment for all the family. Public Tickets on sale now. Full booking details online for traders Nicola Caton 07907 594307 E MailWeb Site
Friday - Sunday, 19th - 21st May 2017
Haworth's Annual 1940s nostalgic 3-day event This year we commemorate 'Special Forces' and the 75th anniversary of the Cockleshell Heroes. Events take place throughout the village, including vintage vehicle displays, evacuees event, re-enactments, speeches from Churchill, Jive dancing, singing and bands playing. Market stalls offering a wide range of goods, food and souvenirs. Full details on the events, evening dances and additional parking in the village can be found on the event website.
Overlord Show 2017 Start the Season at the South’s Premium Military Vehicle and Re-enactors Event. The Lawns. Denmead. Nr. Portsmouth. PO7 6HS. For further detail together with Exhibitor and Traders Application forms visit our web site
Dig for Victory Show Rapidly becoming the South West's premier 40s event, The Dig For Victory Show is run by enthusiastic volunteers who create a unique and friendly atmosphere. The show brings history alive and the generations together to learn, remember and have fun. Now in it's 4th year, the show portrays a uniquely British scene depicting the Home Front during the war and encompasses all aspects of that time from vehicles, re-enactors, music, farming, food and fashion. On the Saturday night there's a fantastic Victory Dance in the Victory Marquee - a fabulous night of Big Band swing in the gorgeous Somerset countryside. For the latest show news and highlights from previous shows please go to www.digforvictoryshow.com or find them onwww.facebook.com/The-Dig-For-Victory-Show. James Shopland 07968 274480 E MailWeb Site
Friday - Saturday, 22nd September - 29th July 2017
2Aie Cobra Breakout Event 2017 A tactical event for quality and determined re-enactors operating with Half Tracks, 57mm AT Gun, M8's, Mortars, Jeeps, & GMC's. This event is a once in a lifetime combat experience, you will live the life of a regular Armored Infantry GI in 1944, living in dugouts in the wood lines with the enemy meters away, rotating off the line for a few deserved rest and a well prepared hot meal from the US Field Kitchen 'Jimmy Chow'.
We have secured permissions to use historically correct sites for our engagements, giving us free range over some large and varied wooded terrain, with combat and ambush patrols, tactical night missions and vehicles operating combat reconnaissance sorties.
We have full permission for a force of 70+ Axis re-enactors, from the premier Axis Groups in Europe with German Armour and soft skins who will be opposing your every move, with permissions for full bore blank firing weapons and use of pyros. Pete Skillman 07758 633791 E MailWeb Site
Tuesday - Saturday, 25th - 29th July 2017
War & Peace Revival Show The World's Largest Military show held over 5 days location Hop Farm Show Ground, Maidstone Road , Paddock Wood TN12 6PY Visit the UK's largest military collectors fair. Musical entertainment in one of three enormous marquees, take in the vintage village and relax in the Spitfire tearooms , Step back in time and stroll through the phenomenal living history area taking in the sheer size of the Tanks on display and overwhelming numbers of vehicles. Set in over 150 acres, it's a full 5 day historical spectacular. Jamie Wells 01258 857700 or 01258 858448 E MailWeb Site
Saturday - Sunday, 19th - 20th August 2017
Stonehurst Farm 40s event Both Allied and German Groups are invited to attend this 2 Day week-end event being held at Stonehurst Family Farm Mountsorrel Village - LE12 7AA. The site has a suitable field and hardcore area for the event. Also of interest is a Motor Museum, housing a large collection of Vintage and Classic Cars and Motorbikes, plus a large selection of Farm Animals and a Restaurant/NAAFI.
Military Odyssey Military Odyssey is the World’s largest Living History Event. Kent Show Ground, Detling, Maidstone. Now under new ownership, this enormous event includes multi period living history and re-enactments, collectors’ market and indoor fair it’s a fun long weekend’s entertainment for all the family. Public camping available (must be booked in advance). Full booking details on line at www.military-odyssey.com James Aslett 07595 511981 E MailWeb Site
Friday - Sunday, 1st - 3rd September 2017
International Army Show We proudly present to you the International Army Show, a celebration of Military History and Vintage lifestyle for all generations. Our newest event for all interested in army vehicles, vintage lifestyle, nostalgic shows and just good old entertainment. A gathering of over 500 army and vintage vehicles from Jeeps to tank s and everything in between. Don’t miss a large variety of indoor and outdoor entertainment, have a drive in various army vehicles, find great army and vintage stuff at the outdoor and indoor shopping and trading grounds, enjoy great nostalgic food stands and join us to thank and commemorate our veterans.
Bude At War, The Day the Americans came Taking you back to 1944 where the American troops were training for D Day in Bude. Re-enactments, 1940's weekend showcasing the sounds, the music, the vehicles & D Day training displays set against the stunning back drop of North Cornwall beaches. Clair Roberts 07866 677139 or 01288 321765 E MailWeb Site