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    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)

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

    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)


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


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

    A Cup of Char’  and a Wad’ from the Intitute tearooms at Holt,


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


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


    The golden age of steam.

    All in all, experience a very British weekend!

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




    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.

    PLEASE NOTE: To access any of our stations, you will require a platform ticket for each station, these are not transferrable 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 of two adults and two Children only.

    Dogs and cycles are charged at £1 each for unlimited travel on that day.


    A frequent service will be in operation throughout the weekend with trains shuttling up to every twenty minutes!

    Park & Ride and Event Parking

    Eastern Transport Collection Society bus (Copyright Daniel Peart)

    As always, we will be arranging locatio

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