Featuring: Re-enactors and military vehicles, Trade stalls, 1940s fashion Music and song, UH-1 “Huey” helicopter, Wartime at Betteshanger Colliery, Static Spitfire, Licensed bar, Food stalls.
Immerse yourself in the forties and join this celebration of times gone by.
The event will take place at Betteshanger Park on 11 and 12 September. Gates open at 9.30am
Traders and re-enactors welcome!
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Our first social weekend camping at Pevensey Bay.
Full details are in our monthly newsletter INVICTA
Put it in your diaries for the IMPS 40th Anniversary Dinner Dance.
Guest Speaker to Be confirmed.
The municipality of Dunkirk have invited the War & Peace Display Team with the Invicta Military-Vehicle Preservation Society (IMPS) to provide 1940 period vehicles to participate in a series of formal commemorative events to mark the 80th anniversary of ‘Operation Dynamo’, the evacuation of British and French troops from the port of Dunkirk at the end of May 1940. These will be held in conjunction with the ‘Association of Dunkirk Little Ships’ which will also be participating in the commemorations.
Full details are available from James Baxter.
Guest Speaker – Lt Col Simon Copley – Smith
Chairman Desert Rats Association
Speaking on the history of the Desert Rats and the work of the Desert Rats.
This is the main bi-monthly meeting of club members, club reports and latest news of events. Special talks and presentations including regular raffles. Meet and chat to like minded members in the friendly surroundings.
Come for a drink with the Cotswold Hills IMPS (CHIMPS)
Contact Roger Stone for details.
The IMPS Frostbie Run It is our first event of the year and the usual Military Vehicle country drive with a taxing route quiz to The Plough at Hildenborough for a carvery lunch. The cost is £14 adult and £7 child, but the quiz is free! Entry forms will be sent out to our regulars but if you want to join the crowd contact Allan and Sue Ede, 9 View Close, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent TN16 3XE.
Contact Allan & Sue Ede
Tel 01959 574475
Full Christmas Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings.
Contact Nick Cowles for details.
MILITARY VEHICLE SHOW & VINTAGE AIRCRAFT WEEKEND. Headcorn Aerodrome, near Maidstone, Kent. In association with IMPS. This Event will be open to the public on the Saturday and Sunday. Featuring: A ‘fly-in’ of Vintage Military and Civilian aircraft, including famous WW2 warplanes, continuously throughout the whole week-end. Military vehicle displays, Live Arena Battle-action, Tank and Armoured vehicle demonstrations. Living History and Re-enactment Groups, Militaria and Trade stalls, Bars/refreshments. A real action packed week-end, on the ground and in the air. Volunteers are wanted to assist with the running of the show at all levels, to volunteer contact Chris Yates at Headcorn Special Events by email. Contact details and entry forms via the website.
Vehicle Entry Form: Vehicle Entry