HAWORTH 1940s WEEKEND
EVENTS & ATTRACTIONS
APPROXIMATE START TIMES OF EACH EVENT WILL BE DETAILED IN THE PRINTED SOUVENIR MAGAZINE AVAILABLE FROM LOCAL STOCKISTS

18TH-19TH MAY 2013

 
SATURDAY 18th MAY

Licensed Veterans Marquee

SSAFA and Event Merchandise Stalls

Full size Spitfire

Dambuster Exhibition including 18ft Wingspan Lancaster Bomber

and full size replica ‘Bouncing Bomb’

Static Vintage & Military Vehicles

Vintage Stalls

RAF Historical Flight

Churchill addresses the crowd

Paul Harpers ENSA Show

Jive Dancing in the Park

Bradford Marching Pipe Band Parade.

RAF Flypast.

Air Cadet Parade.

Land Army Girls lead re-enactors parade.

101st Airborne and Parachute Display

Land Army Girl Display

Silsden Town Brass Band

The Dambusters film showing at Haworth Cinema

Anne Frank Exhibition - Methodist Chapel, West Lane.

Gift Fair - St Michael and all Angels Church. (Saturday only)

Vintage Fair & Tea Rooms - Bronte School Rooms

Land Army Girls Display and Food Stalls - Parsonage Meadow

1940s History Trail

War Time Exhibition and short films showing at Hall Green Chapel

Secret Tea Party (click here for more details)

SUNDAY 19th MAY

Licensed Veterans Marquee

SSAFA and Event Merchandise Stalls

Full size Spitfire

Dambuster Exhibition including 18ft Wingspan Lancaster Bomber and full size replica ‘Bouncing Bomb’

WW2 RAF Wireless Intercept Station

Static Vintage & Military Vehicles

Vintage Stalls

RAF Historical Flight

Traditional morning prayer with remembrance service at St Michaels and all Angels.

Church Steps remembrance service

Evacuees embark on Vintage Bus at bottom of Main Street

Remembrance service/2 minute silence on church steps, lead by British Legion.

Veterans Parade, led by Aircadets Band.

Churchill addresses the crowd

Paul Harpers ENSA Show

Jive Dancing in the Park

Bradford Marching Pipe Band Parade.

RAF Flypast.

Evacuee bus arrives at Haworth Airbase to meet the Queen and re-enact ‘Who will take this child’.

Evacuees parade down Main Street.

Air Cadets Parade

Land Army Girls lead re-enactors parade.

other daytime events
EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

Licensed Veterans Marquee

Gilbert & Sullivan - West Lane Baptist Chapel (Fri/Sat).

KWVR - Fish & Chip Special Train (Sat only - click here for more info).

It has been confirmed that a flypast consisting of the Spitfire & the Hurricane will appear at this year's event on BOTH Saturday and Sunday.

The BBMF crew will also be attending and memorabilia will be available.

THRILLING NEWS!
1940s WEEKEND DANCES

Saturday 18th May

Haworth Community Centre

2.00pm - 5.00pm

Afternoon Tea Dance and Miss Tallulah & Shack Shakin’ Jack

Enjoy a cuppa and a cake.

FREE Swing Dance Class or absolute beginners 2.45pm

Entry £3 on the door


7.30pm - Midnight

An evening of elegant Swing & Ballroom with

The Tony Greenwood Big Band and marvelous music from DJs

The Cotton Town Hot Club

Tickets £12.50 in advance


Parkside Social Club

7.30pm - Midnight

Bouncin Bomb Boogie!

Foot Stompin’ hot jumpin’ music from The 309’s

Miss Tallulah & Shack Shakin’ Jack -

Incendiary Swing, R & B and Jump Jive!

Tickets £8 in advance

Friday 17th May

Haworth Community Centre

19:30pm - Midnight

Jackson Sloane & The Rhythmtones and

Miss Tallulah & Shack Shakin’ Jack

Bringing you Dam Bustin’ Swing,  R&B and Jump Jive!

Tickets £10 in advance

Call 07580 714719 for tickets. (after 6pm)

The Old White Lion

19.30pm - 11.30pm

Friday Nite Flyrite, DJs Comapny B

Call 01535 655659 for tickets.

Sunday 19th May

Haworth Community Centre

2.00pm - 5.00pm

Afternoon Tea Dance and Miss Tallulah & Shack Shakin’ Jack

Have another cuppa and a cake.

FREE Swing Dance Class or absolute beginners 2.45pm

Tickets £3 on the door


6.30pm - 10.30pm

Bye Bye Baby!

Wind down with this popular ‘Easy Does It’ Record Hop.

Miss Tallulah & Shack Shakin’ Jack and marvelous music from DJs

The Cotton Town Hot Club

Entry £5 on the door


Afternoon Tea Dances may include other performing guests TBC.

A more detailed list of events and times will be included in the Haworth Picture Post Magazine available from numerous outlets and Marshalls throughout the weekend. Packed with lots of pictures, information and wonderful stories it makes a superb souvenir of the weekend. DON’T MISS IT!  Price only £2.00