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1940s Weekend


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 14 & Sun 15 Jul, 10am - 5pm

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1940s Evening

The spirit of the ‘40s will live on into the night as a separate evening event takes place on Saturday 14 July



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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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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.


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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.

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Women at War

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

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