The Official 1940's Lytham Wartime Festival 2014
The 1940's brought to life with a bang! From the dark days of Dunkirk, through the blitz and hard times on the home front to D-Day and victory in Europe and Asia, come join in the atmosphere and immerse yourself in a brilliant weekend of entertainment, re-enactment and have-a-go fun!
Historic Vehicles, music and dance, memorabilia, thrilling battles, educational talks and demonstrations plus living history camp!
Why not pick up the latest war winning gardening and food tips or join the Home Guard?!? Why not hire your 1940s costume and join in the fun:
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1940s Wartime Weekend Programme –
‘The Arena’ - Witness a mock WW2 battle scene using authentic uniforms and equipment. The re-enactments and battle display area will be cordoned off for simulated gun fire/bomb blasts. The shows will have a commentator and will explain the action taking place within the arena.
•‘Entertainment Zone’ - This area will be the Family / Entertainment Zone.
"PLEASE BE AWARE THAT DURING THE RE-ENACTMENT THAT THERE WILL BE LOUD BANGS DURING THESE PERFORMANCES SO IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT NO DOGS BE ALLOWED".
Listen to the sounds of the 40’s stage as performers sing favourite tunes of that time.
Interactive activities for children -
UK Home Front, Assault Course and rifle range runs all day 10am to 5pm with refreshment break.
Stage area: Entertainment, music from the 1940s
Information stalls – RAFA, Help the Heroes, Spitfire Appeal, British Legion, etc
Opening time (10.00) and closing time (16.30), please take into account that there will be breaks between shows to give the re-enactors a pause for refreshment.
‘Living History’ - This area will be devoted to both vehicle display and Living History encampments. The vehicles will be parked on the Green along West Beach and between the vehicles and the seafront will be the Living History camps.
Vehicle Procession around Lytham, 12noon start. Great trading opportunities at Lytham 1940s Wartime Weekend!
All other camping must be off site. This event is purely for 1940s related participants, vehicles, etc.
The event site will have security guards on duty day and night. Friday evening to Sunday evening
1940's Cafe will again be run by two local Lytham charities, Lytham Belles WI and Park View 4U. The Cafe will be open from 10 until 4 on Saturday and Sunday, serving coffee supplied by Lytham Coffee Company, cakes home-baked by the ladies of Lytham Belles WI, and homemade scones from the Park View 4U Cafe. Tea and soft drinks also available.
For further information please see: www.lytham1940s.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE: Persons dressed in Allgemeine SS or SS uniforms are not welcome at this event, their attendance could jeopardise the continuation of this event!!
|1940s Wartime Weekend Lytham (16/08/2014 - 17/08/2014)|
* Please note that the setting up will take place on Friday 15th August from approx 8.30am.
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