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1940s Weekend

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A nostalgic journey back to the sights and sounds of wartime Britain, our 1940s Weekend is bigger and better than ever!

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1940s Weekend

Spend the weekend in wartime Britain on Sat 15 & Sun 16 Jul, 10am - 5pm

Find out more & book online

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1940s Evening

The evening event has now sold out.

The spirit of the ‘40s will live on into the night as a separate evening event takes place on Saturday 15 July

 

 

Find out more & book online

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Find out about our Official Beer Sponsor, Banks's during WW2

1940s Banks's

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Anderson Shelter

Get chills stepping inside Amos' Anderson shelter!

Take a look

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Bomb Disposal Unit

Learn how the experts disarmed WW2 bombs whilst the clock ticks

Read more

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WW2 Fire Engines

Discover their fascinating history

Read more

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Banks's Competition

From our official beer sponsors - you've got to be in it, to win it!

How to Enter

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40s Fashion

Have a go at dressing up in 1940s wear. 

See 40s clothes and uniforms

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Try at Home: Recipes

Potatoes were one of the food items that weren't rationed so we have highlighted all the sweet and savoury 40s recipes that you can try.

Recipes

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Rationing in WW2

Did you know people were urged to eat plenty of potatoes & oatmeal?

 

Find out about rationing

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Make do and Mend

In June 1941, there was an introduction to clothes rationing.

Find out more

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Women at War

The women played a vital part in WW2, at war and on the home front.

Find out more

 

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