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Artois Libre

Souchez 300

Artois Libre – Northern France. Our pilgrimage to Bethune for parades, convoys and historic sights.

Combined Ops

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A family fun weekend with living history displays, vehicle arena, aircraft displays and much more.

Operation Overlord

Normandy 300

A week of exploration as we remember the Normandy landings of 1944. Parades, tours, museums and comaraderie.

Dig for Victory

DigForVIctory 300

A 1940’s festival at the North Somerset Showground. Enjoy vintage stalls, live music, military vehicles and a vintage fun fair.

War & Peace Revival

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The biggest military show on earth. Now in new hands but a firm favourite for IMPS members every year.

Event Information:

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    Mon
    06
    May
    2019

    Sandwich Salute to the 40s

    Sandwich Town Quay, Quay Green and the River Stour

    Park and Ride at Discovery Park all three days.  Follow the signs on Sandwich by pass to Discovery Park Visitor Centre for car park and free bus ride to Sandwich.  A P22 Gunship manned by a crew of 6 and armoured with three 50 calibre Browning machine guns will moor on the River in Sandwich for the weekend. It will be the heart of a weekend of re-enacting the 40s with over 200 experienced re-enactors taking part.  The likes of the Desert Rats, RAF, Red Cross Nurses, Military Police, Home Guard, Land Army Girls,  number 4 Commando Group and more will bring to life scenes including rescuing downed airmen from the Sea and stretchering the wounded to field hospitals . Air raid sirens and the sound of gunfire will add to the feel of authentic WW2 atmosphere.  Further information can be found on the website.
    Phone contact – Andy Dale 07855 577822
    Website