Lytham 1940's Festival Wartime Weekend

Lytham 1940's Festival Wartime Weekend

At Lytham 1940’s Festival Wartime Weekend you’ll see World War Two battle re-enactments, military equipment, living history displays, a replica Spitfire, vintage traders and much more.

Make a Date – 15 and 16 August 2020

Lytham 1940’s Festival Wartime Weekend

Come join in the atmosphere and immerse yourself in a brilliant weekend of entertainment, re-enactment and have-a-go fun!

Enjoy historic vehicles, music and dance, memorabilia, thrilling battles, educational talks and demonstrations. Plus a living history camp and much more.

Lytham 1940's Festival Wartime Weekend
Lytham 1940’s Wartime weekend

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Daytime entertainment in the main marquee is free of charge, from 10am on both Saturday and Sunday. A day of song, dance and laughter is guaranteed where you can get into the forties spirit.

Visit Fylde Coast contributor Sue Massey went along to the event in 2019. Take a look at her photos here.

Please note that this event isn’t organised by Visit Lytham. Please go to the official website for more details.

Dancing in the marquee at Lytham 1940's Festival - Wartime Weekend
Dancing in the marquee at Lytham 1940’s Festival – Wartime Weekend

Head to the Lancashire coast for a wonderful weekend of live entertainment both daytime and evening, battle re enactment, historic vehicle displays. See Spitfires, vehicle ride out and  Home Front living history display. Plus many military charities, vintage stalls and much, much more at Lytham 1940’s Festival Wartime Weekend.

Lytham 1940's Festival - Wartime Weekend
Battle reenactment at Lytham 1940’s Festival
Battle reenactment at Lytham 1940's Festival - Wartime Weekend
Battle reenactment at Lytham 1940’s Festival

Get into the Spirit with Lytham 1940’s Festival – Wartime Weekend

All of Lytham will be into the wartime spirit! Visit the town centre and nearby streets which will be dressed with bunting, sand bags and much more!

Daytime entertainment will take place in the main event marquee on the Saturday and Sunday on Lytham Green.

Lytham 1940's Festival - Wartime Weekend
Displays at Lytham 1940’s Festival

Free Events at Lytham 1940’s Festival Wartime Weekend

Whilst the evening events carry a charge for tickets, the daytime event on Lytham Green is free of charge. There’s a £5 per vehicle charge if you wish to park near to the event on Lytham Green. There is a nearby train station (Lytham), bus routes and coach drop off point will be clearly signposted.

There will be some catering on the Green, but why don’t you pop over the road to the streets around Clifton Street to enjoy a meal or drink in the wide range of cafes, bars and restaurants.

Pick up your programme – they’re just £1 each at the event and go towards event costs. It shows you what’s on over the weekend, information about the entertainers and re enactor groups and evening entertainment at the various venues over the weekend. There will be a site map too.

Please note that this event isn’t organised by Visit Lytham. Please go to the official website for more details.

Lytham 1940's Festival - Wartime Weekend
Lytham 1940’s Festival

Lytham 1940s Festival - War time weekend

Lytham 1940s Festival - War time weekend

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3 Comments
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    A great visit. Going back tomorrow. Enjoyed seeing the ME109 and the Spitfire. Great WW2 atmosphere

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    We had a brilliant weekend the weather was kind if a bit windy we entered our car the JAB Falcon which had a lot of interest and we will be back next year

    Thank you Gail and Ron Lee

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