D-Day

reenactors dressed as world war two soldiers posing at Fort Nelson

10:00am Saturday 6th June 2009 - 5:00pm Sunday 7th June 2009 at Leeds

Come and join in 1940’s style.

A chance to handle objects from World War II, have a 1940’s style make over, listen to stories from the Spiv’s, have a go at our children’s rifle range, bring home the milk with the help of Daisy the Cow from our land army, join in the 1940’s sing along and test your rhythm with our swing dance workshops.

Don’t miss our Cavalcade horseshow, falconry display and the chance to get up close with real military vehicles.

There will be a wide range of activities for all the family, including:

  • Themed interpretations
  • Readings from real life D-Day stories
  • Cavalcade horse show
  • 1940’s musical performances
  • 1940’s swing dance workshops/have a go
  • 1940’s hair and make up workshop
  • Handling sessions
  • Children’s have-a-go rifle range
  • Falconry show
  • Children’s have-a-go land army
  • 1940’s Spiv storytelling sessions
  • Themed arts and crafts
  • Military vehicle display

Some events may carry a small charge

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