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Event Price

Under 16s Free
In-date Thorpe Camp Membership Free*

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Free Car Parking

'When the car park is full only    walk-ins will be allowed'

Our normal car park will be operating on both days but rapidly fills. We are happy to to advise that the Blue Bell is letting us use their field for overspill. 

We are also very grateful to our Volunteers helping with parking ; they are doing their best to ensure you have an enjoyable visit , please be patient and courteous to them.


Please be advised 5mph Speed limit on site for safety of our Volunteers.



Get ready to experience the spirit of 1940s Britain with two days of vintage performances, activities and classic vehicle displays in the grounds of RAF Woodhall Spa No1 Communal Site. The event has become a popular, regular attraction in the Lincolnshire summer events calendar and is not to be missed.

With a packed schedule of entertainment throughout the weekend, including live music, singing and dancing, living history reenactor groups from around the country  with vintage military and civilian vehicles. Want to know more about forties clothing and more, ask a reenactor, they will be pleased to tell you about their passionate hobby. 

Step back in time with what’s promising to be two days of fabulous fun as well as a range of exciting events taking place all around the site, such as:

  • Live 1940s music and dance

  • Vintage Military and Civilian Vehicles

  • Allied and Axis  re-enactment groups on display in order to represent a wider section of history.

  • Food and drink

  • Collectibles, vintage clothing and militaria

  • Something for all the family and various competitions

  • Thorpe Camp buildings will be open for you to see exhibits 

  • Live performances by 1940s Vocalists 

  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypasts*

*Requested waiting for confermation


For Traders / Living History Groups and Vintage Vehicles


Thank you to everyone that has applied to our 1940s event
we look forward to seeing you.



Thorpe Camp welcome well behaved Dogs on to the site however we have three rules.
1.) They must be well behaved
2.) They must be on a lead
3.) Please pick up and take home any dog mess and do not put in our bins

Passes are only for Living History Groups with displays, historic vehicles on display, Traders, and other Displays.
All other admissions including walk-in reenactors  will have to come on site via the Ticket office and purchase a day Ticket for
£10.00 per person
Children Under 16 are Free 
In-date Thorpe Camp Membership Free

Recording from BBC Lincolnshire from 2023 40S Event

19-6-2023 Simon 1940 interview BBC radio Lincolnshire

Lynsey Young

It was a great weekend and a credit to all of those involved x





Preserving Lincolnshire's Recent History 

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