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1940s Weekend

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    Churchill
    1940s Family

    Boogie Woogie Bugling Fun!

    Get your dancing shoes on and unpack your best polka dot dress, the East Lancashire Railway’s all singing, all dancing vintage extravaganza returns for another year!

    This steam powered spectacular will be buzzing with like music, dancing and entertainment, vehicle exhibits, historical displays, stalls selling vintage memorabilia and much more!

    What’s Included?

    Various 1940s themed events and re-enactments will be taking place at all of our stations along the 12-mile line, including live music, battle re-enactments and more. This is what we have confirmed so far!

    Saturday 23 May 2020
    Washboard Resonators
    Rachel Mercer
    Jez Mansfield - Magician
    Ello Ello Characters
    George Formby Society
    Backstep Boogie Dance Club
    The Victory Sisters - NEW
    Paul Harper and Don Gentile
    Rum and Cola Girls

     

    Sunday 24 May 2020
    Leeds City Stompers - NEW
    Bluebird Belles
    Rachel Mercer
    Jez Mansfield - Magician
    Ello Ello Characters
    George Formby Society
    Backstep Boogie Dance Club
    Paul Harper and Don Gentile
    Rum and Cola Girls

     

    Monday 25 May 2020
    Washboard Resonators
    Rachel Mercer 
    Kyle Evans - Ukulele Entertainer - NEW
    Bluebird Bells
    Jez Mansfield - Magician
    Ello Ello Characters
    Backstep Boogie Dance Club
    Paul Harper and Don Gentile
    Rum and Cola Girls

    Application Forms

    If you would like to run a Vintage Stall at our 1940s Event please fill out this form

    If you would like to display a military or vintage vehicle at our 1940s Event please fill out this form.

    If you would like to attend as a re-enactor you can complete and return the form that is available to download below.

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    Ticket Information & Prices

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      1 Day Rover  2 Day Rover  3 Day Rover 
    Adult £19.80  £35.10  £43.65 
    Child £13.05  £23.40  £28.80 
    Concession £17.55  £31.50  £39.15 
    Family £54.90  N/A  N/A 

    On The Day

      1 Day Rover  2 Day Rover  3 Day Rover 
    Adult  £22  £39  £48.50 
    Child  £14.50  £26  £32 
    Concession  £19.50  £35  £43.50 
    Family £61  N/A  N/A 

    Timetable

    The timetable will be made available to download nearer the time.

    Important Information & Getting Here

    We recommend beginning your journey at Bury Bolton Street Station. For information on how to get there, as well as a helpful guide to local transportation links and parking spaces, please visit our Getting Here page.

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