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Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

From October 10, 2014 until October 12, 2014 Save to calendar

At Main Arena & Showground Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA, UK

enquiries@pickering-elv.com

 

Dates

Friday 10th October until Sunday 12th October 2014

The full weekend Event Schedule is now available to download from HERE (PDF format)

 

TICKETS UPDATE

Pre booking of dance tickets is now closed.

Tickets are STILL AVAILABLE TO BUY from the Showground.

We are pleased to announce we have released a limited number of extra tickets for the SATURDAY night dance, these will be sold on a first come first served basis and will be available on Saturday morning from 10.00am at the showground bar.

Tickets for the Friday night dance are still available and can also be purchased from the Showground until Friday evening.

Dances start at 7.30pm and doors open at 7.00pm

The showground bar will also be open to people who are not attending the evening dance for drinks.

Further Details

Come along and join us at Pickering Showground for a Great weekend filled with Fun & Entertainment, we have a fantastic weekend planned including:

Attractions will run from Friday through to Sunday and this year will include:

WWII Re-enactment Battles, Military & Vintage Trade Stands, Singers & Dancers, Cabaret Show, Afternoon Tea Dance, Hair & Beauty Parlour, Vintage Photo Booth, Vintage Vehicle & Living History Displays, Vintage Burlesque Workshop, Evening ‘Big Band’ Dances, Onsite Camping, Vintage Cafe by Lavender Fields Tea Room, Churchill Bar, and much more...

There will be LIVE performances from Pete Jones, Cherie Lawrence, Ricky Hunter & Jayne Darling, Lancashire Belle, Micky Ramsbottom & The Alka Seltzer Sisters

Come along to our Vintage Photo Booth and have a photograph taken to capture the moment of long ago!!

Free Entry

Come along on Saturday afternoon and join in our
Cocoa City Cabaret Show, Afternoon ‘Tea’ Dance & Best Dressed Competitions.

Re-enactment battles will take place on Saturday & Sunday

Throughout the daytime we will take you back to World War 2. See how British, Soviet, US, German and Resistance fighters lived, trained and fought in realistic living history camps and thrilling battle re-enactments. Firing demonstrations, vehicle runs, a T34 Tank and tactical displays will display in the battle field and two spectacular re-enactments will take place each day.

At 13.00 The Eastern front re-enactment. It is autumn 1942, German troops have invaded the Soviet Union under operation Barbarossa. See the German Wehrmacht battle with Red army protecting their Motherland.

At 15.00 The Western front battle re-enactment. It is 1944 and the liberation of Europe. See how American and British forces combine with vehicles, weapons and troops to battle with an ever desperate German army in northern Europe.

Both battles will feature very load special effects and pyrotechnics!

Ample Car Parking available at the Showground - £8 per car
Shuttle Bus Service from the Showground to Eastgate Car Park will be operating throughout the weekend – £1 Per person

(Please note - Charges may apply to some attractions)

BOOKINGS BEING TAKEN NOW

Appointments are now being taken at our Vintage Hair & Beauty Parlour for the weekend, to make an appointment and not miss out please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will be holding a Burlesque Dancing for Fun Workshop on Saturday 11th at 3pm with Pandora Amour and Daisy De Lux from Coquette Burlesque and Cabaret Club. A fun 40 minute dance class, no prior experience required. Cost £5, to book please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Have you booked your Camping and Evening 'Big Band' Dance Tickets yet?
Don't miss out - BOOK NOW!!!

EVENING ‘BIG BAND’ DANCES

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th October

‘The Mike Brown’ Big Band & 1940’s DJ UXB will again be returning this year for 2 fantastic evenings of great music and dancing!!

The dance hall this year will again be heated and draped, with 2 x licensed bars and will have a café facility selling hot food. Tickets are £15 per person and available online now by clicking the button below or alternatively email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a booking form.

Have your photograph taken by the professionals, our vintage booth will be open for you to take away a great keepsake of the evening!!

 

ONSITE CAMPING

Don’t miss out on any of the fun and action by camping onsite with us!!

  • Camping is £45 for any 3 consecutive nights (or part of) with additional nights available at £15 per unit.
  • If you wish to stay for 1 or 2 nights you are welcome, however the weekend fee of £45 still applies.
  • Prices include 2 adults & 2 children per unit, additional adults are £5 and additional children £3 per stay.
  • Camping is available for tents, caravans & motorhomes.
Please Note
Camping Bookings are no longer being taken online. Camping is available on a first come first served basis at the Showground - just turn up and pay on arrival.

Traders

We have a large trading area with spaces available Indoor & Outdoor, all Traders wishing to book a trade stand please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Spaces still available.

Re-Enactors

All Allied & Civilian Re-enactment groups and Living History Display Groups are welcome to display/exhibit on the showground FREE of charge but need to be booked in. We kindly request that NO Black ‘Allgemeine SS’ uniforms are worn. For details please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Coach Parking

Coach Parking is available on the Showground for those attending the Pickering Wartime & 1940s Weekend, but spaces are limited. Coaches need to be booked in in advance, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details

Further Information

For further information and for all enquiries please call 07870 210365 or alternatively email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Don't miss out on a great weekend for all the family!

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CONTACT DETAILS

Pickering Showground
Malton Road, Pickering
North Yorks, YO18 8EA
T 0845 413 7672
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