Santa Pod - Retro Fest 2018 (17th)
One day US Car related event at Santa Pod Raceway which was the home of the 92nd Bomb Group USAAF during WW2. Tickets available on the Santa Pod website.Horham - 95BG - American Weekend (24th)
One of my favourites. If you want to visit one of the best USAAF museums in the UK then come to Horham the home of the 95th Bomb Group in WW2 for this weekend. OPen Day on the Sunday 24th June 18. Should be military vehicles, yankee cars and dancing so lots to see and do at this USA weekend and the museum is great. Further details - Red Feather Club & 95thbg-horham.com (Postcode IP21 5EU)Stars & Stripes 2018 (30th)
Great two day Americana event held at Tatton Park Knutsford Cheshire WA16 6QN on the Independence weekend with mixture of all things Yankee; Big cars, US military vehicles, Western displays, arts and crafts, etc. Nice setting in the grounds of Tatton Park
Duxford - Flying Legends Airshow - 14th & 15th July 18 (14th)
Two day Flying Legends air show on the Saturday and Sunday at Duxford, Cambs. with a good showing of WW2 planes and WW2 US aircraft such as Thunderbolt, Mustangs, Corsair, Hellcat, Wildcat, etc. I'm normally close to the control tower opposite the flight simulator. 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. www.iwm.org.ukWar & Peace 2018 (25th)
Entry is with ADVANCE TICKETS only
Entry is with ADVANCE TICKETS only
Joining my good friends Martin from Quartermaster and Phil the Bookman for 4 days in the dust (or mud) - row K rings a bell? Show runs Wednesday to Saturday for the public.
Baston Blitz 4th & 5th August 18 (4th)
Nice friendly event in the village of Baston, Lincs. always look forward to it. Two days of 1940s and WW2 in Baston, Lincolnshire. PE6 9PA. Further details contact www.bastonblitz.orgCrich 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.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