The Sinking of the Tirpitz

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sun, 16 Jul 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Location
Petwood Hotel

Lat/Long
53.15792293454475
-0.21860217036135055

Entry
Free

Dress Code
As you wish

About the Event

A briefing by the WW2 Operations Group

Festival Events

They Called Me Al'

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

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Ladies Evening

Ladies Evening (arranged by Vintique)

Remember this from last year.....To get you in the mood for the 'Woodhall Spa 40's Festival' we are pleased to ...

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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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Petwood Charity Stands & Displays

The Petwood Hotel grounds host a number of aviation related charitable organisations and their displays: 

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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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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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1940's Trade Stalls

1940's Trade Fayre

A selection of 40's themed stalls selling everything from bowler hats to bicycles. The trade stands booked so far are ...

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Jubilee Park Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool Open

Jubilee Park outdoor heated swimming pool is open

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Welcome Club

Welcome Club Concert

Join us at the 2017 Festival's first event, a special morning of food and vintage entertainment with the Welcome Club 

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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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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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Saturday Tea Dance

Saturday 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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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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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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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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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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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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Sing for Britain

With the Spa Singers at the Holiday Proms£5 for adults and £3 for under 18 and over 65Tickets 01526 860373

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Damaris Jean

Music at the Tea House

Damaris Jean entertains at the Tea House in the Woods on Saturday afternoon Appearing:

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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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Ladies 1940s Hair Styling

Ladies 1940s Hair Styling by Joan in the Petwood Suite

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Beauty in the midst of Horror

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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617 Sqn versus the V Bombers

A talk by Andy Johnson

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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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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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On the right, a World War II Daimler “utility” bus, new in 1945.

Vintage Bus Trips to Thorpe Camp

Departing from outside Budgens supermarket approximately every ...........   minutes. More details to come     

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1949 Dennis Lancet - CFN 121

Vintage Bus Trips to Thorpe Camp

On 'Blodwen', a Dennis Lancet 35 seat bus built in 1947   

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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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Evening Concert at the Golf

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

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