Future Events (2022)
FOR INFORMATION ONLY - Due to COVID restrictions, check all events haven't been cancelled before departure
21st, 22nd and 23rd May an informal collection of vehicles and camping. The airfield is located at SY4 3HE, not too far from Whitchurch or Shrewsbury. Contact Dave Plumb on 07770876479 or email him on davmaxATntlworld.com to book in to the event.
Stoneleigh Militaria Fair
To be held on 22nd May at Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh near Coventry CV8 2LZ.
Chipping Steam Fair
To be held on the 28th and 29th May 2022. The Chipping Steam Fair format is back to normal for those that have attended before. If you havn't been before, where have you been? Forms are available from https://www.chippingsteamfair.com/forms
Cumbria Military Festival
To be held on 3rd, 4th and 5th June 2022 at Carlisle Castle, CA3 8UR. Details of the rules can be found on the attached guidance and an entry form is here to be completed and returned as directed.
Wicksteed at War
11th and 12th June with details available at https://wicksteedatwar.co.uk/. This is an MVT event that features vehicles and planes from all eras. Located at Wicksteed Park, Barton Road, Kettering Northamptonshire NN15 6NJ. CANCELLED
Scorton Steam Fair
The Scorton Steam Fair is up and running ready for 2022. It will be held on 18th and 19th June 2022 at Woodacre Lodge Farm, Gubberford Lane, Scorton PR3 1BN. An application can be found here. MVT members should add their membership number to the form so that the MVT insurance will cover you.
Wartime in the Vale
25th and 26th June the event will be held at the Ashdown Camp. Location is Ashdown Farm, Badsey Rd, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 7PA. Details can be found at https://ashdowncamp.com/.
Ingleton Operation Home Guard
Operation Homeguard, Ingleton's 1940s event, will be held on 1st, 2nd and 3rd July. Go to the website http://www.ingleton40s.co.uk/?fbclid=IwAR0SxfJvUETRhj0LPOWWiTEJAqIH2d_XA5jr2eQr_uCY-zozFr6lMzxcNxU for details and for booking forms.
Fylde Vintage Steam and Farm show
The 2nd and 3rd July are the dates for this show held at the Show Field, Wharles near Kirkham, PR4 3SN. A mixed collection of vehicles and farm paraphernalia will be on show. Details can be found at https://www.fyldevintageandfarmshow.co.uk/
Heskin Hall 1940s Day
10th July only, Heskin Hall are hosting a 1940s day. All welcome. Heskin Hall is near Chorley, post code PR7 5PA. See the website at https://heskinhall.com/whats-on-at-heskin-hall/ Give them a call to let them know that you are coming.
9th and 10th July the airshow will be visible from the sea front, or tickets for the show at the airfield can be bought online. Details can be found at https://www.visitsouthport.com/airshow.
RIAT RAF Fairford
15th to 17th July at RAF Fairford. This event may already be fully booked for displays, as it books up very quickly. But maybe it is worth visiting for the day. Check the website for details at https://www.airtattoo.com/
Yanks are Back in Saddleworth
The Yanks event is on from 6th to 7th August in the village of Uppermill near Oldham. Some details are available on Facebook, but they are not extensive. I am trying to find more contact details.
Yorkshire Wartime Experience
12th, 13th and 14th August are the dates for the YWE. A little later than usual but I'm sure that will be fine. Bookings can be made at https://www.yorkshirewartime.co.uk/bookingpage as soon as the forms are available. Paul McNeillis is coordinating entries for our group so contact him if you want to camp in the group.
If you aren't going to YWE then consider a day trip to Hooton Hangers on 14th August. http://www.hootonparktrust.co.uk/ has details about the site and the trust that maintains the place. They are located at The Hangars, Airfield Way Ellesmere Port, CH65 1BQ.
Lytham Wartime weekend
The dates for Lytham are 20th to 21st August 2022, and will be held on the Lytham Green, next to the sea. Ian Coates and Kev Robertson will be arranging things so talk to them to let them know you are coming. Details of the event can be found at https://www.discoverfylde.co.uk/lytham1940s/ but note the camping restrictions that apply, particularly to motorhomes and caravans. Note that the website includes a link to an expression of interest in the event. No booking forms are required.
Whitby War Weekend
27th to 29th August is the time to get your fish and chips in Whitby at their War weekend. Details should be available on line but I can't find any yet, other than an Eventbrite site selling tickets. The location of the event is Whitby Abbey.
The Villa Wrea Green
Back for a second year on the 3rd and 4th September, The Villa at Wrea Green are hosting a charity event based on the popular Steam Fair format. We had a good turn out for the first event in 2021 so let's see if we can do as well again in 2022. The location is The Villa, Moss Side Lane, Wrea Green, Preston PR4 2PE. Entry forms are available here.
The Victory Show
Andy Williamson is coordinating entries to this event for 2022. To be held on 2nd to 4th September 2022 at Foxlands Farm, Cosby, Leicestershire, LE9 1SG the show is a mixture of military re-enactors and vehicles together with some flying displays. See the website for full details at https://www.thevictoryshow.co.uk/. Booking forms are available on the website.