Programme

Our program of events is, as with most events, subject to change, possibly without notice.  This is how the event is planned and we will make regular updates as arrangements firm up:

Friday 1st July:

19:30 The weekend starts with a bang in a marquee (with dance floor) sited in the Wheatsheaf Beer Garden.  1940s themed performances from Hep to The Jive and surprise vocalist all supported by DJ Major Swing.  pubs and cafes will be open so you can enjoy food drink and entertainment.  Get here early and start as you mean to go on!

Saturday 2nd July:

10:00 Enjoy music and dance in the Village Square of our German occupied French Market Village.  Vintage stalls begin trading.

10:30 Thwaites Shire Horses arrive (Approx).

10:30 to 1600 Why not have your photograph taken by our professional snapper.  Costumes will be available.

11:30 Kitty Lamare sings for you in the Village Square (wet weather plan is the Wheatsheaf marquee).

13:00 Film ‘Dads Army’ will be shown.

TBC Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast.

15:00 Jump Jive and Wail entertain in the Wheatsheaf marque.

16:00 Film ‘Dads Army’ will be shown.

18:30 Vickee Lester will be performing in the Top Club

19:30 The Wheatsheaf Marquee will have an evening performance from Kitty Lamare.

19:30 Saturday Night Dance with The Mike Brown Swing Band in the Ingleton Community Centre.  This year there will be a lot of effort put in to decoration of the venue and supper will be available from doors opening until it has gone.

21:00 Live Vocalist Simon Lee in the Craven Heiffer.  Please note that this is not a 40s themed event.  (It’s for the muggles).

Sunday 3rd July:

10:00 Vintage Stalls start trading.

10:30 to 1600 Why not have your photograph taken by our professional snapper.  Costumes will be available.

10:55 Parade from the Three Horse Shoes to the Cenotaph with the City of Bradford Pipe Band for a short act of Remembrance in a show of respect for those who who sacrificed their lives so that we could have ours.

12:00 Colin Bourdiec will be entertaining the crowds in the Village Square.

12:30 Street parade from the Community Centre around the village.  The City of Bradford Pipe Band will lead a parade of a marching contingent, vintage military and civilian vehicles.  Riding at the front will be Churchill.

13:00 The parade will be at the Market Square where Churchill will inspect the troops and make his speech followed by performances by the City of Bradford Pipe Band.

13:30 Colin Bourdiec (as Gerge Formby) will deliver his final set of the weekend whilst moving from the Village Square to the Community Centre for the Parachute Display.

14:00 is P hour for the Silver Stars Parachute Display Team who will be landing on the playing field behind the Community Centre.

NB: ‘Although the Display Team are highly qualified and capable there is always the possibility of an unforeseen accident or incident. Spectators who watch the display do so at their own risk with regard to what they witness. No related spectator claims will be supported.’

14:00 to 16:00 Tea Dance with entertainment in the Community Centre.  Admission only £1.00.  Enjoy tea coffee cakes etc.

14:45 Helen Howard Dancers perform.

14:45 Jeeps take Churchill to Country Harvest.

19:30 Performance by (TBC) in the Craven Heifer for those stay in Ingleton for an extra night.

Throughout the weekend there will be the opportunity to enjoy street games, bouncy castle etc.

Programs showing each days activities including times and locations and a map will be available, at a cost of 50 pence, from the event organisers and at various village shops etc.