Vintage Fairs and Events in April 2013

April 2013

OLD SPITALFIELDS MARKET, LONDON – Monday 1st April – 11am-5pm – Transported to the past, Old Spitalfields Market will be home to over 70 vintage stalls, handpicked by former celebrity and TV stylist Judy Berger [founder of Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair.] Alongside vintage fashion, accessories, furniture, and collectibles from the 1920s and on, live jive, swing and rock n’ roll music will all feature, set to put a swing in shopper’s steps – see Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fairs for details

THE PHOENIX, LONDON – The first Friday of Every Month The Phoenix Dance Club, a night of hot jazz and swing for dancers at THE PHOENIX BAR, Oxford Street London. With residents DJs TURN ON THE HEAT & DICKIE plus special guest The Reverend Boogie playing the best sounds from the 20s, 30s and 40’s Club 10pm to 2am £7 entry Please dress smart or vintage. Phoenix Dance Club, The Phoenix, 37 Cavendish Square, W1G 0PP. Facebook EVENTS PAGE

MASSON MILLS, MATLOCK – 1940s DANCE, on the 5th April 2013. Dance 7.30-10.00pm. Live music from the Ashby ‘little’ Big Band, a 1940s dance band. Tickets are limited for this popular event at only £5, and include FREE food (selected menu). Wine or beer £1.50. In wartime money that is something like a penny to get in a halfpenny for a tipple! If you would like further details or to book your ticket please contact Jennie or Andrew on 01629 760208. We play dedications or requests. For further information: contact 01629760208. Email: ashbybigband@aol.com

THE BLACKBUNR HALL, ROTHWELL, LEEDS – The Andersons 1940s Social & Dance Night. Ballroom, Jive, Strolls, Swing, Lambeth Walk, Palais Glide, Barn Dance and many more… on Saturday April 6th 2013 from 7.00pm – 11.00pm. £13 Per Ticket (BOOK EARLY) and £3.50 extra for supper if required, a choice of Gledhills Meat & Potato Pie, Pork Pie or Vegetarian Pie all served with peas. If ordering suppers please state type of pie(s) when ordering ticket(s). There is NO BAR so please bring your own drinks. More info or tickets please contact Ambrose on 01977 790630 or George on 01924 370464 – email:george@1940s.info. If answer phone please leave details and we will return your call or visit: http://www.1940s.info Email: ambrose@1940s.info

SALTDEAN, BRIGHTON_ Swng Dance on Saturday – April 06 – 2013 atSt Nicholas Church Hall, Saltdean Vale, Saltdean from 7.30pm until 11pm Entrance £8. Tea, Coffee and Cake available, Bring Your Own alcohol. For further information: contact 01273553565.

HAGUELANDS VILLAGE VINTAGE WEEKEND Saturday – April 06 – 2013 Haguelands Village, Burmarsh, Romney Marsh, Kent – Two Day Event at Haguelands Village, Kent, 6th and 7th April 2013. There will be vintage cars, military vehicles, vintage stalls, re-enactors, and a 1940s dance on the Saturday evening with a live band (hopefully the D Day Darlings). Gates will open at 11am till 6pm on the Saturday, and 11am to 4pm on the Sunday. Stallholders can call 07723 038566 for a pitch, its £10 per day. For further information: contact 07723038566.

AN EVENING WITH G.I. JIVE Saturday – April 06 – 2013 POPLAR SOCIAL CLUB ACCRINGTON – Postcode: BB5 2NJ
7 – 11.30pm GI Jive with Katie Spitfire. £4 entry at the door. For further information: contact 01254392294.

1940’S DANCE – Saturday – April 06 – 2013 – THE GRAMPIAN, PATRICK ROAD, CORBY, Northamptonshire – Postcode: NN18 9NT.
A decadent evening of vintage music! Featuring the Vocals of the Song Bird herself..Miss Luna nightingale and presented and compere’d by the gentleman of song..Mr Pete Wayre. The best loved hits of the 1940’s and Earlier. Songs including Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Music Hall and other standards. Members of the venue have free entry, Guests entry is a mere £3 on the door. Large dance floor and venue is great for seating. Come along to an evening of nostalgic songs and dance the night away. Period clothing is optional for all like us who like to “dress for the occasion.” For further information: contact 01536744811. Email: info@thegrampian.co.uk Visit: facebook.com/events/463915113666100/

IN THE MOOD DANCE 7 – Saturday – April 06 – 2013 St Nicholas Church Hall, Saltdean Vale, Saltdean (Nr Brighton) – Postcode: BN2 8HA Dance the night away to hot tracks from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s Tea, Coffee, Cake & Soft Drinks Provided. B.Y.O. Alcohol Entrance £8 7.30 pm to 11.00 pm Call us on 07770 761015 or 01273 553565 or Email: info@inthemooddance.com Visit: http://www.inthemooddance.com

JOIN THE WARTIME FARM – Saturday – April 06 – 2013 Chiltern Open Air Museum – A two day event on the 6th and 7th April 2013, why not explore the Museum’s historic Chilterns farm. Meet our animals – sheep, chickens, goats and heavy horses. Join in with family-friendly farm activities. If the sun shines, see our 1947 Ransomes Threshing Machine in action!

CLITHEROE -CLITHEROE CHIC VINTIQUE FAIR St. Mary’s Centre, Clitheroe, BB7 2DG – Saturday 6th April 2013. A glorious selection of collectables, arts, crafts objets d’art, crafts, high quality gifts, vintage, retro, antiques, and edible goodies. 10.00 – 4.00 £1.00 adult admission. Bookings and all information from BR Events.

CHESTER VINTAGE FASHION FAIR – Chester’s Biggest Vintage & Fashion Fair will be back on Saturday 2nd March & Saturday 6th April 10am-5pm @ Guildhall Chester FREE ENTRY- Donation box for Claire HouseOntrendproductions fashion events just keep getting bigger and better!!! Contact info@ontrendproductions.co.uk/  Charlie…07824368049

SALTAIR, West Yorks – Saltaire Vintage Home & Fashion Fair on Sat 6 April 2013 from 9.30am – 4pm. Taking place in the beautiful listed Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire BD18 3JS. Over 40 stalls of vintage loveliness for you and your home from fashion to small furniture, jewellery to homewares, vintage vinyl, toys and much, much more. We’ll be playing tunes from the 20’s to the 60’s, and Interlude Tea Room will be providing refreshments. A fantastic vintage day out! Tickets are £3 on the door or £2 for concessions, with group discounts available. Or you can buy them in advance for £2 from Rose & Brown Vintage Home at 2 Victoria Road, Saltaire. Call 07985 181120 or email roseandbrownvintage@yahoo.co.uk for details.www.roseandbrownvintage.co.uk

VINTAGE TEA DANCE – Sunday – April 07 – 2013 The Cleave Warne Hall, St Matthews Church, Borstal Street, Rochester, Kent – Postcode: ME1 3HL. Medway Lindy Hoppers present a Vintage Tea Dance from 2pm until 5pm at The Cleave Warne Hall. Join us for an afternoon of Swing and Jive from the 1940’s and 50’s. Admission is just £5 to include tea, coffee and lots of cake! Contact Medway Lindy Hoppers by email below or on 07581 790301 or look at our website below for more details. Email: contact@medwaylindyhoppers.co.uk Visit: http://www.medwaylindyhoppers.co.uk

NANA’S VINTAGE FAIR, Stoke-on-Trent – Sunday 7th – Back at FatCats and Back to TWO floors and filling every single nuck and cranny with fabulous vintage clothing and accessories.30+ stalls of: Vintage clothing, Jewellery & acc’s Handmade designs Homewares & collectables Fabrics & china Artistic talentAll awesome and all affordable. Mix this up with some funky beats/ a delightful little tea room selling traditional cake, cocktail bar and FREE entry and it surely the only way to spend your Sunday.Plus we will be giving goody bags to the 30 lucky visitors on the day who will be drawn from this events page for SHARING and ATTENDING. So POP us in your diary and save those pennies.Please message me or email nanasvintagefair@yahoo.com for info.

1940’S SWING/JIVE/BALLROOM TEA DANCE Sunday – April 07 – 2013 Shakespeare Hall, Edgware Constitutional Club, 49-51 Manor Park Crescent, Edgware, – Postcode: HA8 7LY (Greater London) 2pm till 5pm. Entrance £5 includes Tea and Delicious Cakes. In aid of Lincolnsfields Childrens Charity. Workshop 11.30am-1.30pm.

RICHMOND – CHIC VINTIQUE FAIR Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4QL. April 7th – A glorious selection of vintage, retro, antiques, collectables, objets d’art, arts, crafts, high quality gifts and edible goodies. 9.30 – 4.00 £0.50p adult admission. Bookings and all information from BR Events

WINDYHOP WEDNESDAY Wednesday – April 10 – 2013 The Lancaster Club, Broadway, Failsworth, Manchester – Postcode: M35 0BH A monthly social gathering, 2nd Wednesday each month, for all those with an interest in the Swing Era. New friends most welcome to come along and join our relaxed friendly group. Listen and dance to the music from the golden age of Swing or just watch and chat and meet new friends. 7-30pm to 11-00pm just £3 pay on the door. For further information: contact Windy on 07512739985 or
Email: wingtipwindy@sky.com

DETROIT DOTTY’S 1940’S SWING DANCE Saturday – April 13 – 2013 Tudor Livesey Memorial Hall, 225 Perry Hill, London – Postcode: SE6 4HD The Rotary Club of Woolwich, DJ ‘Gypsy John’ and the Ben Beddoes Big Band bring you a wonderful evening of vintage music and dancing in the historic surroundings of the Tudor Livesey Memorial Hall. All profits from the dance will be donated to the Special Care Baby Unit, Queeen Elizabeth Hospital and Woolwich Rotary Charities. Doors open at 19.30hrs, free parking is available and the hall has a cash bar. 1940’s dress/uniform is encouraged but is not essential. Tickets are £12.50 each For more information and to book tickets call Nicole 07824 448005 Twitter: @Detroit Dotty or Email: nicole@southeastcelebrant.co.uk

SWING PARTY Saturday – April 13 – 2013 Quorn Village Hall, Leicester Rd, Quorn – Postcode: LE12 8BB. with resident DJ Savoy Jump and top London DJ Voodoo Doll (Claire Austin) Lin-D-Hop Swing Style Clothing Adults Only NO BAR! Contact Lin-D-Hop 01162 302828

FORTIES FAMILY EXPERIENCE WEEKEND
Saturday – April 13 – 2013 The Lincolnsfield Centre, Bushey Hall Drive, Bushey, Herts, – Postcode: WD23 2ES The 1940’s at WAR & PEACE. An exciting two day event at this unique WWII Heritage site previously WWII U.S.A.A.F. 8th Fighter Command H.Q. Military & Civil Vehicles, The 1940’s house, Living History, Memorabilia Stalls, Battle Re-enactment, Site History Exhibits, Bar & Food, Dancing, Fun Taster Dance Lessons.
What ever your dance style bring it and swing it in these gorgeous surrounds from 10am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday.
Sat or Sun Day Time Ticket: Adults £7.50,
Child/Senior/Veterans £5,
Family Ticket £20 (2 Adults + 2 Children).
Period Costume Wearers £5.
Daytime In the Dance Hall: Saturday: 12pm till 4.30pm dance lessons and social dancing
Sunday: 11.30am till 2pm dance lessons and social dancing
2pm till 4.30pm a 1940’s Themed Afternoon Dance
Saturday Evening Dance recreating the ambiance of the 1940’s. DJ Mick The Knave, entertainment from The SwingStars, Forces Sweetheart Fiona Harrison, Mel’s Belles and also our Favourite Firemen, beautiful sprung wooden dance floor, home of the popular 1940’s Swing/Jive/Ballroom Tea Dances. 7.30pm till 11.30pm. Tickets & full details available at the web site More details tel.: 01923 233841 Visit: http://www.fortiesexperience.co.uk

VINTAGE STARLET PARTY -Sunday 14th April at The Vintage Patisserie from 12noon. For ladies who want an indulgent day full of glamour, vintage, jewels, flashing cameras, your very own hair and make up stylist and personal dresser. For more details visit: ttp://www.missturnstiles.co.uk/

BIG BAND SWING Thursday – April 18 – 2013 The Priory, Nanpantan Rd, Loughborough – Postcode: LE113YD. Ashby Big Band with Vocalists presented by Jazz at the Priory. Tickets £8 on the door. This is a rare appearance of a 40s swing band at this trad jazz venue. A superb night will be had listening to top 1940s performers the Ashby Big Band and vocalists Lady Ella and Kal Vaikla. C Jam Blues, Sing Sing Sing, In the Mood, Woodchoppers, A Train, Mack the Knife, Opus 1, At last, We’ll meet again, Chatenooga Choo Choo. Further details phone David on 07886194993 or Visit: http://www.ashbybigband.com

THE JERSEY 1940’S SWING DANCE WEEKEND Friday – April 19 – 2013 The Hotel Metropole In St Helier, Jersey – This exciting event will run from the 19th April – 21st April 2013 Join us for a wartime extravaganza with more dance lessons than ever before plus entertainment from the incomparable 1940s sensation Lola Lamour and gramophone wizz DJ Woody. Use our Ration Book Discount Vouchers in St Helier town centre, take a place on a coach excursion to the award winning Jersey War Tunnels, and take the time to explore this beautiful island and uncover its remnants of occupation at every new step. With more dance lessons than ever before, this will be a fun packed weekend which will put a swing in anyone’s step. Please register at http://www.modernhotels.com/wartime to receive frequent updates on our wartime themed events. We offer a range of travel package deals for ease of booking, such as Return Ferry and Return Flight Packages. These include return travel from the UK, return transfers from the airport or harbour to the hotel, Full English Breakfasts, 4 Course Evening Meals and a 3 Nights Stay at The 3* Hotel Metropole in St Helier, Jersey. Our packages are extremely flexible so extra nights, room upgrades and a range of UK airports are available as part of the package on request by our licensed ABTA / ATOL Modern Travel company. For further information: contact 01534759529. Visit: http://www.modernhotels.com/wartime or http://www.modernhotels.com/Events/Themed-Breaks/1940s-Swing-Dance-Weekend/

COLWYN BAY 40’S FESTIVAL Saturday – April 20 – 2013 Colwyn Bay – (Wales) In it’s second year the Colwyn Bay 1940’s event has grown to a two day event, 20th & 21st April 2013, and includes, battle skirmishes in the town and on the beach, life sized model spitfire, military vehicles, live 40’s music including ‘Lilli De Carlo’ aka Beverley Alexander and ‘George Formby’ aka Paul Casper, dance displays, 1940’s food tasting, 40’s ephemera, food and fashion, WWII look-alikes and a 1940’s dance on the Saturday evening with a live big band. For those that wish to stay over there are secure camping facilities at the nearby Parc Eirias – military vehicles very welcome. Colwyn Bay was (surprisingly) very important to the Home Front effort of WW2 as it was the location of the ‘Ministry of Food’. We would love to have exhibitors and stalls with a focus on the 40’s. The event does not yet have its own web site. If you would like to have a stall please contact Nigel Rose by phone or e-mail For more information on what’s on go to our web site. Follow us on Twitter @fortiesfestival and Facebook, search for FortiesFestival. For further information: contact 07974121063. Email: esorlegin@aol.com Visit: http://www.colwynbaybusiness.co.uk

1940S GRAND SWING DANCE Saturday – April 20 – 2013 Uplands Community Centre, Ashburnham Way, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft – Postcode: NR33 8SJ Nonstop dancing 7.30 – 11.30 p.m.to The ‘Little Swing Band’ and DJ ‘The Muffin Man’ Tickets £10. Please send your cheque (made payable to Mrs S Francis) and SAE to Rose Cottage, Low Road, Shipmeadow, Beccles, Suffolk. NR34 8HP or Telephone 07771 534 199 In aid of the fundraising campaign to enable Normandy veterans to return to France to mark the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings in 2014

ST GEORGES DAY BALL Saturday – April 20 – 2013 The Rochdale Masonic Buildings, Richard Street, Rochdale, Lancashire – Postcode: OL11 1DU Natasha Harper and Cotton Town Hot Club invite you to the St Georges Day Ball. Natasha will be taking you on a sentimental journey, singing songs through the decades, Cotton Town Hot Club will be playing all the best swing tunes from 20s to 50s. Your very best vintage/retro attire (perhaps with a touch of red) would be in keeping with this superb venue with its large wooden dance floor, bar and ample car parking. Only £8.00 in advance, £10.00 on the door For your comfort, tickets are being limited (the vender has asked that you do not bring food into the ballroom)
For tickets contact Paul 07886530992 or email dapperdan2011@btinternet.com or Windy 07512739985 or Email: wingtipwindy@sky.com

MILITARY MAYHEM Saturday – April 20 – 2013 BURRS COUNTRY PARK — Bury, Lancashire – This is a TWO day event with lots of things to do and see, Military Vehicles • Music Memorabilia • Classic Cars • Trade Stalls • Fairground • Hot & Cold Food • Fairground • Hot & Cold Food Dances and Music Each Afternoon at the Brown Cow with music from KATZ KORNER. Military Vehicle and Classic Car Convoy Through The Local Area £3 Adults/£1.50 Concessions Come along and enjoy a fantastic show and fun day out for all the family. Brought to you by Manchester Military Vehicles Trust (Registered charity No.327766) Contact Paul Lovegrove: 07811 375 451 or Email: plovegrove@orange.net

1940’S WEEKEND Saturday – April 20 – 2013 Colwyn Bay, North Wales. Colwyn Bay is back on this year, bigger & better than ever & for the whole weekend, 20th – 21st April 2013.UKHomefront will once again be putting on a display & there will be lots of entertainment etc going on.Sorry no military uniform, HOMEFRONT ONLY For more info or to be part of the weekend get in touch with the organiser Email: jackie@alpha-business-centre.co.uk

CHELTENHAM – Saturday 20th April at 11 Hamilton Street, Charlton Kings – Busy Bazaar Table Top Sales – Teas, Handmade, Vintage, Antique, Retro, Books and much more.

A SALUTE TO VERA LYNN Thursday – April 25 – 2013 Carlton Park Hotel, Rotherham – Enjoy a 3 course meal and show. The ultimate 1940s variety show featuring some of the best 40s tributes in the country. Packed full of entertainment with tributes to Vera Lynn, George Formby, Gracie Fields, Andrews Sisters and Al Jolson. Check out the web site for photo’s, video’s and forthcoming dates around the country. For further information: contact 0170984955. Visit: http://www.veralynntribute.eu

1940 DANCE NIGHTS Friday – April 26 – 2013 AT THE FESTIVAL HALL, KIRKBY-IN-ASHFIELD NOTTS, – Postcode: NG177DJ
1940 DANCE NIGHTS WITH ASHBY BIG BAND 8-11PM TICKETS £6.00 LARGE SPRUNG DANCE FLOOR BAR FACILITIES AVALABLE Face book everyone active Festival hall Supporting Kirkby –in-Ashfield rotary club and British legion FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 01623 457100 or Email: russellwebster@slm-ltd.co.uk

STOCKTON ON TEES – CHIC VINTIQUE FAIR Parish Gardens, Stockton Parish Church, High Street, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1SP – Saturday 27th April – A glorious selection of vintage, retro, antiques, collectables, objets d’art, arts, crafts, high quality gifts and edible goodies. 10.00 – 4.00 Musical entertainment and tea room. Bookings and all information from BR Events

GLOUCESTERSHIRE WARWICKSHIRE RAILWAY WARTIME IN THE COTSWOLDS Saturday – April 27 – 2013 Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway – (West Midlands) GWSR Wartime in the Cotswolds 2013 on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April The GWSR runs through stunning scenery at the foot of the Cotswolds from just south of Broadway to Cheltenham Race Course with its headquarters at Toddington, Glos. For the first time, we are going to take you back in time to the days when steam was king and the railways helped to win the war .We are aiming to recreate as an authentic atmosphere as possible and already have lined up re-enactors, military hardware, musicians and others. We are however looking for others who would like to be part of the event, If you want to learn more, visit our website or send enquiries to the address given below Alternatively, put this date in your diary now so that you can experience first hand (or re-experience) what it was like to be in the Cotswolds at a critical time in our nations history. Watch this space, email us or go to our website, for further information as the days approach Email: wartime@gwsr.com Visit: wartime@gwsr.com

PLYMOUTH – All things Vintage & Lovely Fair – Saturday 27th April 10:30 – 4:30. The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth. Over 65 Vintage, retro and handcrafted stalls. Including hoge selection of Vintage clothes, homeware, antiques and lots more! Live music by Miss Cherry Bomb, Oh so Vintage fashion show, painting demonstrations, Vintage room set up, tearoom and much more. Entry £1.50 (under 16’s FREE) Charity raffle in aid of Help the Heroes. http://www.missivy.co.uk for details.

GRAND HISTORICAL AND VINTAGE BAZAAR Saturday – April 27 – 2013 Rufford Abbey Country Park, Near Ollerton, Nottinghamshire – Postcode: NG22 9DF. EventPlan’s 5th annual multi-period bring and buy historical sale on 27-28th April, for individual re-enactors & historical enthusiasts, popular with 1940s fans and now encompassing more “Vintage”! Plus multi-era living history displays (more 1940s displays, vehicles and promenaders extremely welcome*!). Come in period clothing or uniform (if wished)*, sell and/or browse and buy, with bargains to be found! Uniforms, weaponry, equipment, antiques, model soldiers & figures, militaria, pictures & prints, postcards, books, DVDs, videos, games and the like – indeed, pretty much anything* historical or historically themed. Picturesque venue with excellent facilities, including restaurant, cafe, shops, country park and stall holders’ overnight camping. Pitch fees are deliberately cheap so anyone can have a go! Set up your stall (period-style tent, modern gazebo or tables please, no car boots). Professional historical traders are also participating. Modest visitor parking fee applies, free parking and camping for pre-registered sellers, living history groups setting up a display, and period vehicle owners. *A few restrictions apply ie no SS, Nazi party or other “political” impressions or sale items please.
For more information call 01509 8125645 or please visit the web site below and follow the link to the event page, visit our Facebook page at: Visit: http://www.eventplan.co.uk or http://www.facebook.com/EventPlanUK

LIVERPOOL – Pillbox Vintage Fairs – Retro Sundays at Leaf on Bold St Liverpool – 28th April – 11-5pm – Free Entry

THE FESTIVAL OF VINTAGE Saturday – April 27 – 2013 York Racecourse, York – Postcode: YO23 1EX Back for its third year in 2013. It’s fun, interactive and makes visitors feel like they have been transported back in time with Live Music, Vintage DJ’s, Free Dance Lessons, Make Do & Mend Crafts, Fashion Parades, and Vintage Cinema & Classic Cars Displays. A place to meet up with friends, show off dance repertoires and gloat over those wearing immaculate vintage attire. There are also over 100 hand-picked vintage dealers selling only items from 1930’-1960’s, which means it is a honey pot for vintage collectors and not just clothing, there are specialist in Home Front Furniture, 1930’s Ephemera, Gramophones’, Books and even Jukeboxes amongst other things. Early Bird Tickets are on sale now for just £10 for the weekend (until 30th January) and £8 per day on the door. Doors open from 10am-5pm Both Days. York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX for more information call 0113 3458699 or visit the web site below: Visit: http://www.festivalofvintage.co.uk

THE OTFORD 1940S SWING CHILDRENS CHARITY DANCE Saturday – April 27 – 2013 The Otford Village Memorial Hall, High Street, Otford, Kent – Postcode: TN14 5PQ. 3 Top DJ’s – Jeff “Two-Tone Boogie” plus TWO GREAT guest DJ’s. £7 on the Door. FREE Tea, Coffee, Squash & Doughnuts. FREE Draw to win TWO FREE Tickets To The Next Dance. Raffle in aid of CHILDRENS CHARITIES Clothes & Memorabilia Stalls. THE BEST 1940s SWING Music. Details call 07931 674158 or e-mail or visit our web site below: Email: poscjro@hotmail.com

STEPPING OUT WITH A MEMORY Saturday – April 27 – 2013 The Churnet Valley Railway – Postcode: ST10 2HA. Join with us, on the 27th & 28th April 2013, as once again we turn the clock back to life on the home front during the 1940s. Our annual favourite event sees the Churnet Valley Railway back in full steam this year as we not only transport passenger along the beautiful Churnet Valley but also back in time with our colorful re enactors, military vehicles ,1940s classic cars, vintage market stalls and our nostalgic musical entertainers, Plus our “We’ll Meet Again” dining train will be serving a splendid 4 course Dinner on the Saturday evening 27th April (pre Booking required) New for this year sees our weekend day time tea dance at the Café Parisienne with the Tea Dance Band and Dancers getting you on your feet, so come along there’s no need to book. Our trains run regularly every 40min operating between our three stations but just keep look out for those cheeky spivs Re enactors, Vintage vehicles owners and stall holders wishing to attend should apply for a registration form (limited re enactor passes available) by contacting Chris Fletcher at the Churnet Valley Railway, Froghall Station, Froghall ,Staffs ST10 2HA tel 01538 750755 or email Chris below:
Email: chris.fletcher@churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk

1940’S THEMED EVENING Saturday – April 27 – 2013 Earls Barton Working Mens Club, Earls Barton, Northampton – Postcode: NN6 0LN 1940s Glenn Miller tribute with Lady Ella and the Ashby “Little” Big Band. The concert room will be decked out to suit and you will have a great night of dancing and entertainment with sounds and images from the 40’s. Period dress is preferred.
Ticket are £10 and available from Helen after 6.00pm on 07909 664563, or via email below: Doors open 8.30pm, bar ’till midnight.
Email: helengibbins@live.co.uk

DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY Saturday – April 27 – 2013 St Marys Parochial Hall, Melton Street, Batley – Dance the Night Away with the 1940s Big Band Swing Dance Featuring Dewsbury & Mirfield Music Centre Swing Band from 07.30 pm – Midnight. Tickets: £10.00 includes entry fee and supper. Available from Brearley Solicitors 1 Brunswick Street, Batley. Tele 01924 473065

WWII NIGHT Saturday – April 27 – 2013 Marsh Gibbon Village Hall – (South East England) 07:30hrs to midnight. We have a live act booked in the form of Victory Belle (web site address below)and we hope to have some military vehicles present. There is a licensed bar and included in the £20 ticket price is a free drink and a fish&chip supper. Period dress is desirable but not essential. Only Allied military dress admitted. Tickets can only be purchased in advance. Anybody interested should contact Andy Hunter on 07939 233606 or Email: andy.hunter@brandsolut.co.uk Visit: http://www.victorybelle.com

A SALUTE TO VERA LYNN Tuesday – April 30 – 2013 Pastures Lodge, Mexborough – Lunch and Show. Visit: http://www.veralynntribute.eu

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