Haworth is a popular event and has over the years grown to encompass all that was loved about the 1940’s, the event has a fantastic display of military vehicles as well as civilian cars and vans from the time, music is provided by live bands and accompanied by dancing.
There will of course be cake, tea and refreshments available and afternoon tea dances taking place, and the whole village will be decorated to recreate as much of the atmosphere from the time as possible, with market stalls offering a whole variety of nostalgic fare to complement the day. Whether you wish to revisit some early memories or experience what it was like to live in a different era, before mobile phones and computers you can be sure of a fantastic day out.
Grassington is another event which also tries to encompass the feeling yesteryear, with an encampment which recreates what it would have been like for the soldiers, which is accesses via a vintage bus, there is also a variety of re-enactments taking place, the beautiful village will be dressed with vintage vehicles and will set the scene for all the events taking place. Which will also include afternoon tea dances, stalls and displays of memorabilia.
Colwyn Bay a seaside village in Wales is also participating with its own event reminiscing the 1940’s, where the whole village will be taking part including the local schools, there will be Llandudno trams, a George Formby tribute and the Llandudno Swing Band all adding to the fantastic atmosphere.
So pack up your troubles and enjoy a spot of reminiscing where everything will be organised for you, with luxury coach travel, overnight hotel accommodation, breakfast and dinner all included as standard, it’s the most convenient way to get away.