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Artois Libre

Souchez 300

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

Combined Ops

CO Logo

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


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

Event Information:

  • Sat

    Echoes of History (Formerly Military and Flying Machines)

    10am-5pmBarons Lane, Purleigh, Essex, CM9 6PF

    The military heritage preservation charity, Essex HMVA, would like to announce that their flagship event, the Military and Flying Machines show is to be renamed Echoes of History, which will be a multi-period history-based event, that will take place at Barons Lane, Purleigh, Essex, CM9 6PF.
    The Essex HMVA is committed to its aims to promote an understanding of military preservation as well as military history, providing a source of education and information to support similar minded individuals and organisations. Associate memberships are available (and ownership of a military vehicle is not a requirement) as many of our members have collections of varying military objects.