Crich Tramway - 11th - 12th Aug 18 (11th)
Should be at the Crich Tramway museum Crich Derbyshire for the August 1940s weekend Will be assisting my wife who is fetching her vintage hats and I will be bringing a small offering of US WW2 kit.Lytham 1940s Weekend 18th & 19th Aug 18 (18th)
Two days of 1940s and WW2 centred on the sea front in Lytham St Anne. We will be trading out on the green this year with various quality trade stands. Lots to see and do with main street only 100 metres from the green. Plenty of B&B in the area for further details contact the organisers via their event website.Twinwood Festival 24th - 27th August 2018 (24th)
Three days of great 40s swing and R & B music set in the old airfield that Glenn Miller flew from in WW2. David and his team have kept the old buildings to give a great setting for this festival with 80 plus traders selling related items. If you have not booked for the 3 days already then day tickets are available but they go fast. Contact Alice on 01923 282725 or go to www.twinwoodfestival.com.
Poppy Line 1940s Event 15th - 16th Sept 18 (15th)
Two days - Sat & Sunday. One of my favourite shows - friendly crowd , well organised. Traders & WW2 vehicles are at Holt on the railway station & trains run from Sheringham to Holt regularly. Lots to do -starting to be like a smaller Pickering in the Fens !! See their site for further details.Duxford - Autumn Air Show - 22nd & 23rd Sept 18 (22nd)
Two day Battle of Britain air show on the Saturday & Sunday with a good showing of WW2 planes and renovated USAAF museum. I'm normally opposite the flight simulator in section B in front of the control tower. Will be taking a good offering of replica USAAF flight clothing, A2 Leather jackets and embroidered clothing. Contact the Imperial War Museum Duxford for ticket prices and show information - you have to pre-book your tickets now. www.iwm.org.ukFort in the Forties - Gravesend (29th)
Great little two day event centred on the old military fort in Gravesend overlooking the River Thames. Good music, Swing R&B dancing, plenty to see, selected traders, etc. Look forward to 2018 event!!
Pickering War Weekend - 12th to 14th October (12th)
Long standing three day 1940s event centred on Pickering N.Yorks which attracts several hundred re-enactors and thousands of the public. Both SEAL Military and Foxy-Forties Vintage Hats will be trading in the Memorial Hall (opp Beck Isle Museum) we are on the first floor in the Beckett Room. To find us - go to the bottom of the High St - straight up 50 yds & over the hump back bridge - and we are immediately on the left.
Newark Militaria Fair - 4th Nov 2017 (4th)
Good one day indoor military show located at Newark County Showground with over 60 traders. Open from 09.00 am - 16:00 on Sunday. Postcode for showground is NG24 2NY. Further details on www.newarkmilitaria fair.com