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WARTIME in the VALE


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It's one of the largest & best WW1 & WWII military vehicle (500+ vehicles) and Living History re-enactment event in the country, so please come and join us and soak up the wonderful 40's atmosphere. Its a great family show with a mix of military and vintage civilian displays at our Life size WWII camp.

Visitors very welcome in period dress.


  • ​American Civil War Camp and Battle re-enactment on both days (New for 2019)
  • WWI & WWII Camp
  •  250+ Military & Civilian Re-enactors & Dioramas
  • 1940's Entertainment (Big Band Dance Saturday Night (Private only)
  • BBMF Flypast
  • Arena Events    
  • Armoury    
  • Battle/Pyrotechnics
  • Children’s Fair   
  • Classic & Commercials
  • Food & Bar   
  • Military Dioramas
  • Militaria Stalls
  • Vintage & Collectables Stalls      
  • Noon Day Gun   
  • Post War Vehicles    
  • Tanks 
  • Oil engines & Tractor Displays

To view more pictures from the 2015 show & previous please visit local photographer:  Richard Kyte


Vehicle Groups:
·  Alvis Fighting Vehicle Society(with Pyro Display)
·  Austin Champ Owners Club
·  Military Vehicle Trust 
·  SAS Pink Panther Display

·  Re-enactment Groups & Displays:
Royal Wawickshire Regiment 1914-1918

1st Dorsets
2nd Battalion Glosters
29thDiv "The Bedford Boys"
39-45 Society
116 Panzer Grenadiers
185 Brigade, WW2 British Infantry
Allied Assortment
Allied Forces LH
Britains Blitz & Pieces "Post Office/Shop"
Burnham on Sea Home Guard
C Troop Re-enactment
Com Ops Nato Forces
Cockelshell Heroes
Defford Model Flying Club
Forever Forties
Home Front Hereos
Kompanie 1
KSK
Ersatz heer 79th Volksgrenadiers
Ninth Company
Northwest 101st Ace of Spades
RC Tank Regiment
Scalliwags
Southern Armour Group
Tommy Atkins Society
US 2nd Infantry Division
V.M.A.R.S. Vintage & Military Amateur Radio Society
Viet re-enactors
WW2 RAF Group
WOW/WAS
Yanks Living History Group

Admission: 

Gates open from 10.00am- 5pm (Pay on Gate, no pre-book)
Day tickets Only:

Adults  £12 (Very welcome in period dress)    Children (5-14)  £5  Family £30 (2 adults plus 2 children)
NO CARDS
Concessions:  (Veterans, Pensioners & members of the Armed Forces) 

Public Camping Fri & Sat night, Including Saturday night Dance.

                Dogs are allowed providing they are happy with machine gun-fire, explosions,                      Fireworks (Sat Eve) & kept on a lead.



Charities attending:                                                                             Event sponsored by:

                                                      

 





Entertainment: Day & Evening provided by: 

.Kitty Ribbons (Ashdown Camp Sweet Heart) Singing & Burlesque 

.Live Dance classes by All About Swing www.allaboutswing.co.uk 

Friday night:  Party night (Live band The Delray Rockets)

.Saturday Evening Swing Band and Dance music from the Kalamazoo Dance Band

(Included with Weekend camping Tickets only)

.Fireworks

.Sunday daytime Swing Dance by Kal's Kats

.The return of the wonderful Ruby Lamont singing under the watch tower in the camp

.Forties music by DJ Woody at War

       Location: Ashdown Farm, Badsey, Nr. Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 7EN

(AA signposted & just 200yds off A46) Grid Ref: 151.SP 058 435
Exhibitors Entrance: WR11 7PA, from 09.00hrs Thursday 16th June or earlier by prior arrangement.


General Enquiries:   info@ashdowncamp.com




If you have a particularly interesting,  WWI, amphibious, tracked or heavy vehicle that requires a low loader we will in some cases consider making a contribution towards fuel.

To register a Vehicle or Living History/Re-enacting Group click on a button below to print out a form and return it the correct address, along with a S.AE.



Vehicle Registration Enquiries: vehiclereg@ashdowncamp.com
Living History/ Re-enactors & Displays (Note: No Allgemeine SS, or any political groups): Emma   Email: emma@ashdowncamp.com
Sponsorship & Trade (Note: No BB Guns) : Amy, Tel: 07899 025091 (before 9.00pm)
Email: amy@ashdowncamp.com




Jack Frost New Year Road Run
Sunday 7th Jan 2018
We extend a warm welcome to you to join our post-Christmas road run. Unless there are impassable snowdrifts (6ft or over), we intend to 'patrol' along meandering byways, cheat almost certain death through a shallow ford, and risk sniper fire through an eerie wood. WARNING Anyone attempting this winding course along the high-ways & bi-ways in a large vehicle might be well advised to be prepared for 95-point turns, and carry their own provisions, as lunch waits for now man. (or Women)

We will stop for lunch at 13.00hrs at the Famous Fleece Inn at Bretforton, where we will be given a warm welcome, warm drink and a lunch will be provided. (Ashdown Military Club Members this will be paid for, guests will be charged a small fee)

Meet at 10.30am to leave for 11.00am Ashwdown Camp WR11 7PA.

Please let me know if you would like to come: Amy 07899 025 091.

 

·   The organisers reserve the right to cancel or amend events scheduled.

15th & 16th June 2019

'Now one of the Countries leading Premier shows'

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