“If you go down to the woods today …”

Army Patrol
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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sat, 15 Jul 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Location
The Pinewoods

Lat/Long
53.153963822103385
-0.21645581481936915

Entry
Free

Dress Code
As you wish

About the Event

First Aid Post
First Aid Post

“You’re in for a big surprise”

We will be keeping this page updated with the Living History Groups attending as the programme for our 2017 Festival takes shape.

Road to Mandalay
Road to Mandalay

 

Appearing:

Festival Events
1940s Children's Party

1940's Children's Party

A free 40's themed party for children up to 11 years old on the opening morning of our 2017 Festival. ...

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Jubilee Park Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool Open

Jubilee Park outdoor heated swimming pool is open

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Churchill Movie

A ticking-clock thriller following Winston Churchill in the 96 hours before D-Day.Director: Jonathan TeplitzkyCast: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson

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Emergency Vehicle Display

A collection of 1940's emergency and utility vehicles including fire engines and ambulances 

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Saturday Dance with the Blitz Dancers

Saturday Dance

Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of the best 40s dance. Learn some new moves from the ...

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Woodhall Spa to Arnhem Exhibition

Exhibition about the role Woodhall Spa played in the battle for Arnhem. An action in WW2 immortalised in the film ...

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Ladies Evening

Details to be announced 

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'Beauty in the Midst of Horror' Display

In St Peter's church there will be an exhibition called "Beauty in the midst of Horror" based on stories of ...

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Sunday Tea Dance

Sunday Tea Dance

What better way to step back in time during our 2017 Festival than an afternoon vintage tea dance? Enjoy wonderful ...

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Ladies 1940s Hair Styling

Ladies 1940s Hair Styling by Joan in the Petwood Suite

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Battlepipes in Jubilee Park

Bandstand Concert

40s Home Front: 11am-11:45am Paula Marie: 11:45am-1:15pm Air Cadets 1:15pm-2pm 40s Home Front: 2pm-2:45pmGeorge Formby: 2:45pm-3:30pm Air Cadets 3:30pm-4:15pm 40s Home Front: 4:15pm   Appearing:

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Petwood guests

Best Dressed Competition - Judging & Prize Presentations

This year the Woodhall Spa 1940's Festival will be running a "Best dressed man”, “Best dressed woman”, “Best dressed young ...

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Displays and Attractions at the Golf

New to 2017; Living History Group displays in the grounds of the Golf Hotel.We will be keeping this page updated ...

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They Called Me Al'

Remembering Al Bowlly; With Brandyn Shaw accompanied by Jon Butterfield as Monia LiterOn the terrace gardens 

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40's Window Display

40's Shop Window Displays

Many of the shops and restaurants in Woodhall Spa decorate their windows with interesting items of the period. The window ...

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Vintage Vehicle and owners on the Broadway

1940's Vehicle Rally

A post-1930 and pre-1950 vehicle rally including a variety of cars, motorbikes, vans and lorries.

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LHG display in Jubilee Park

Exhibitions & Displays in the Park

A wide variety of displays and demonstrations presented by Living History and Research Groups from across the country.   Appearing in Jubilee ...

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Thorpe Camp Museum

Visitor Centre open

Displays relating to the history of RAF Woodhall Spa and the Squadrons that operated from the base.See venue for more ...

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Assault on the Bunker re-enactment

Re-enactment

Troops from the British Airborne Brigade assault a German bunker at Oosterbeek, on the outskirts of Arnhem - Sep 1944 ...

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617 Sqn versus the V Bombers

A talk by Andy Johnson

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Sunday parade

Re-enactors Parade

The re-enactors parade sets out from the Golf Hotel and usually terminates by the 617 Sqn memorials in Royal Square 

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1940's Ladies Evening

1940's Ladies Evening

The poster above has all the event details.    Appearing:

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Evening Concert at the Golf

A musical evening in the Golf Hotel with two of our regular Festival singers 

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Heather Marie

1940s Dinner Dance

Get into the swing of the 1940s Festival and join us for a super dinner dance! Tickets are priced at £37.50 per ...

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Vintage Photo Studio

Have your Woodhall Spa 1940'S Festival photograph  taken here   

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Entertainment on the 'Mall' patio

Lancashire Belle will be performing a number of sets at the 'Mall' on Saturday. Churchill will pop in around lunchtime ...

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Stand

The mission of the RAF BBMF:To maintain the priceless artefacts of our national heritage in airworthy condition in order to ...

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Boston Jive presents ... (SOLD OUT)

Evening Dance with the DreamBellesplus DJ Mr Big Feet playing all the tunes of the 40sBring your own drinks and ...

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