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    Dates for your Diary: 15th & 16th September 2018.

    By far the biggest live event in the North Norfolk Railway Calendar. Step back in time to the days of the blitz, rationing and utility clothing.

    Weybourne during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

    Holt during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

    Friday – Events in town.

    Saturday – Civilian and Military Vehicles (from 1940s era) Parade at 7pm from Station Road car park.

    Sunday – Civilian and Military re-enactors Parade  (open to all in 40s regalia) at 4pm

     

    Step back in time at our annual 1940s weekend, our most popular event in the Railway calendar!

    Over the years this event has attracted more and more visitors and more and more exhibitors. It is widely felt to be one of the best events of its type in the country. People who attended last year were booking accommodation before they left as they enjoyed it so much!

    Come in uniform or 1940s civilian dress to add to the atmosphere. Don’t forget your gas mask and ration books!

     

    Holt during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)Weybourne during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

    Hear

    The singing of American Tan & Timescape, air raids, the Sheringham Salvation Army Band, Nostalgia Unlimited and gramophone music.

    Taste

    Wartime rations, tea, together with spam sandwiches, from the NAAFI at Weybourne.

    A Cup of Char’  and a Wad’ from the Institute tea rooms at Holt,

    See

    Jitterbug dancers, re-enactment groups, a collection of 1940s vehicles and veteran and vintage bicycles.

    Feel

    The excitement, fear, hope, and bravery of the Blitz.

    Smell

    The golden age of steam.

    All in all, experience a very British weekend!

    Copyright Frederick James GormerHolt during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

    Tickets will be available to purchase in Advance from the Sheringham General Office and our Online Shop, Discounted advance tickets are available up to 1 week before the event. Check back soon for ticket availability and fares.

    PLEASE NOTE: To access any of our stations, you will require a platform ticket for each station, these are not transferable between stations; only rover tickets will be valid for this event. No half journey or single tickets will be available and no discounts or concessions will be available.

    Children under 5 travel free; Family groups consist

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