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Step back in time to the days of Wartime England to experience the 'Blitz Spirit'

October 5th & 6th More details to be announced


Military and civilian vehicles, music, dancing, ration food, re-enactments and of course our steam hauled train service. Dress up in period 1940's to feel like you have been transported back in time. 

Wartime Wansford will feature civilian and military re-enactors, vintage vehicles, and much more. Whether you want to get involved and dress up in your own period costume, or simply come along and soak up the atmosphere.

At Wansford

May Blossom Vintage Songbird
GI 41-45 US Encampment 
British Army and US Ground Crew
LDV, WVS, Land Girls and Police
1940's Midwifery & The Evacuation Story
Wartime Home Front Displays
Spirt of the Blitz Bar and Trade stands
Womens roles in the War Years Display

'Harris Hair' Vintage hair stylists who will be with us all weekend at Wansford Station 

You can book morning appointments with them for the NVR 1940's weekend by calling them or sending a message on their facebook page 'Harris hair back comb n curls'. They also do walk up sessions in the afternoon.

'All Ruzzit Buzzit' will be there both days giving two 1940's dance instruction sessions open to all on both days! Join Alan and Julie for Beginners 40's Jive and 1940's Foxtrot instruction. Times TBC Nene Valley Railway

At Overton

Enter Occupied Europe, under Axis command with Fallschirmjager Field Hospital, Signals and Front line troops.

Special Evening Train Service

Departing Wansford on Saturday 5th October at 19:00, two round trips behind a steam locomotive in company with "May Blossom", out train will contain a Buffet/Bar Car.


Platform Tickets only (no train ride)
£5 Adult, £3 Children

Event including unlimited Train rides, (Evening Service excluded)
Adult £16.00                  
Senior £13.00                
Child £8.00      
Family £40.00 2 Adults and up to 3 children

No booking required, all attractions subject to availability


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Sat 5th Oct 2019
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Sun 6th Oct 2019
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