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By far the biggest live event in the North Norfolk Railway Calendar. Step back in time to the days of the blitz, rationing and utility clothing. 

Weybourne during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

Holt during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

 

 

 

 

 

Step back in time at our anual 1940s weekend, our most popular event in the Railway calander!

Over the years this event has attracted more and more visitors and more and more exhibitors. It is widely felt to be one of the best events of its type in the country. People who attended last year were booking accommodation before they left as they enjoyed it so much!

Come in uniform or 1940s civilian dress to add to the atmosphere. Don't forget your gas mask and ration books!

 

Holt during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)Weybourne during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

 

 

 

 

 

Hear

The singing of American Tan & Timescape, air raids, the Sheringham Salvation Army Band, Nostalgia Unlimited and gramophone music.

Taste

Wartime rations, tea, together with spam sandwiches, from the NAAFI at Weybourne.

A Cup of Char'  and a Wad' from the Intitute tearooms at Holt,

See

Jitterbug dancers, re-enactment groups, a collection of 1940s vehicles and veteran and vintage bicycles.

Feel

The excitement, fear, hope and bravery of the Blitz.

Smell

The golden age of steam.

All in all, experience a very British weekend!

 Copyright Frederick James GormerHolt during the 2013 event. (Copyright Calum Hardy)

 

 

 

 

Fares

Ticket Type

On the day

Advance Booking

Adult Rover 1 Day

£

£

Adult Rover 2 Day

£

£

 

 

Senior Rover 1 Day

£

£

Senior Rover 2 Day

£

£

 

 

Child Rover 1 Day

£

£

Child Rover 2 Day

£

£

 

 

Family Rover 1 Day

£

£

Family Rover 2 Day

£

£

 

 

Tickets will be available to purchase in Advance from the Sheringham General Office and our Online Shop, Discounted advance tickets are available up to 1 week before the event.

PLEASE NOTE: To access any of our stations, you will require a platform ticket for each station, these are not transferrable between stations; only rover tickets will be valid for this event. No half journey or single tickets will be available and no discounts or concessions will be available.

Children under 5 travel free; Family groups consist of two adults and two Children only.

Dogs and cycles are charged at £1 each for unlimited travel on that day.

Timetable

A frequent service will be in operation throughout the weekend with trains shuttling up to every twenty minutes!

Park & Ride and Event Parking

Eastern Transport Collection Society bus (Copyright Daniel Peart)

As always, we will be arranging locations whereby you can park your self powered motor vehicles, but at this stage, we can't give the game away to the enemy! Keep checking back and we'll let you know closer to the event.

Details of other parking facilities in the area can be found on North Norfolk District Council's website.

Evening Event

There will be an Evening Entertainment event on the Saturday night, entry will be free to the holders two day event passes, else a £2 admission fee is chargeable per person.

Costume

Whilst not essential, many of our visitors opt to dress in costume from the era, if this is something you wish to do, but haven't the faintest idea where to start, why not take a look at The Dressing Up Box?

How to Book

You will be able to book your tickets through our Online Shop for this event, by telephone or in person at the General Office at Sheringham station.

Contact

Telephone:

Call 01263 820800.

Open daily between 10 am and 4 pm.

All major credit and debit cards accepted.

 E-mail:

enquiries@nnrailway.co.uk

All in all, a very British weekend!

Please note that all train services and attractions are subject to amendment or cancellation without notice. The NNR cannot be held responsible for any inconvenience or disappointment caused.