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Events 2017

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June 24th and 25th- Sledmere House and Gardens Vintage Fair (Confirmed)

 

Our members will be returning once again this year, providing living history displays. Our Fallschirmjager unit will be portraying a scenario set in the outskirts of Monte Cassino in late 1943/Early 1944. We will once again be displaying beneath the Yew trees with Saturday 24th as a set up day and Sunday 25th as our main display day working alongside the Vintage Fair.

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Sledmere House,

Sledmere,

Driffield,

East Riding of Yorkshire,

YO25 3XG

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July 1st and 2nd- Bowes Railway, Springwell, North East (Confirmed)

 

This is another new event for 2017 that our members will be attending proving living history displays for the weekend.

 

Please check back soon for more information to follow about this event...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

 

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3rd and 4th September- Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria (To be confirmed)

 

More details to follow soon...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Carlisle Castle,

Castle Way,

Carlisle Castle,

Cumbria,

CA3 8UR

September 23th and 24th- Crowle and Ealand, North Lincolnshire (Confirmed)

 

Our members will be portraying WW2 German Fallschirmjager over the weekend with living history displays and interaction with the public. We are hoping to have our original Opel Olympia OL38 Car present at this event fingers crossed depending on the availability of transportation to drop it off and pick it up. For more information about the Opel Olympia Car which is the exact car that was used in the film' Saving Private Ryan' then please visit our units page of this website and click on the Ramcke Brigade badge and information on the car can also be found on the filmwork page of this website available from the main navigation bar at the top of the page!

 

 

 

Address:

Seven Lakes Country Park,

Wharf Rd,

Crowle,

Lincolnshire,

DN17 4JS

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October 21st and 22nd- Papplewick Pumping Station (Confirmed)

 

Our members will be providing a North Africa themed living history display for the event covering both Italian Bersaglieri, Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (German Red Cross) and Ramcke Brigade impressions. We will be displaying original equipment and educating the public about the often under-represented desert campaign.

 

 

 

Address:

Papplewick Pumping Station,

Rigg Ln,

Ravenshead,

Nottingham,

NG15 9AJ

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December 2nd and 3rd- AX-AL AGM and Displays at Eden Camp Museum, Malton, (Confirmed)

 

Throughout the weekend our re-enactors will be on site portraying a range of units from WW1 and WW2 Germans to WW2 British.

 

Some of our members will be setting up a WW2 German barrack impression including an original communications display in hut 12 over the weekend which will remain open so that members of the public can come and see the collection. This weekend the display will be bigger and better with the addition of a Christmas during Wartime theme for the display.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity as it means we can display some of the rarer aspects of the display which aren't usually displayed at events due to trying to protect and preserve them from the elements.

 

We will also be holding our group AGM at 5:30pm on Saturday 2nd December (Please note although the event is open to members of the public from 9:00am-5:00pm the AGM is for members of Axis-Allied ONLY).

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Eden Camp Museum,

Malton,

North Yorkshire,

YO17 6RT

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April 1st and 2nd- Snowball Plantation, York, Weapons Training and Photoshoot (Confirmed)

 

This weekend is only open to Axis-Allied (AX-AL) members and not to the general public unfortunately. There is option for units to get period photographs and practice tactics in the wooded areas avaible on site as well as opportunity to test fire weapons on Sunday 2nd April from 12 lunch till 2:30pm if members wish. Members can modern camp on site with hot and cold running water and toilet facilities available aswell.

 

There is a charge to members for the weekend which is set at £2.50 per member per day or £7.50 per member for the full weekend of camping (Fri-Sun). Please note these prices are set by the campsite not us and cover the cost of hiring the venue and facilities all weekend.

 

Address:

Snowball Plantation,

Stockton-on-the-Forest,

York,

YO19 5XS

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May 13th and 14th- Thorne, South Yorkshire (Confirmed)

 

We are displaying around the Thorenensians rugby ground in Thorne for the event which is a short walk from the village centre. We are looking to provide WW2 living history displays over the course of the weekend.

 

 

 

July 8th and 9th- Yorkshire Wartime Experience, Bradford (Confirmed)

 

Members of our group will be attending the event again to portray Fallschirmjager in Italy, our members will be dug in and displaying in a trench. We will be providing a comunications section display for the event running telephone communication lines between the trenches and operating our original telephone switchboard.

 

Our members will also be manning two mortars as part of defending the trench line. Some members will also be taking part in the Schools display day for the event on July 7th.

 

 

Address:

Hunsworth Lane,

Hunsworth,

Bradford,

West Yorkshire,

BD4 6RN

June 17th and 18th- Lotherton Hall, Leeds (Confirmed)

 

This is our second year attending Lotherton Hall's event and we are looking forward to attending once again this year to support this Wartime Weekend.

 

We will be displaying next to the main garden at the rear of the hall next to where the public car parking will be situated. Our members will once again be portraying WW1 and WW2 periods throughout the weekend.

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Lotherton Hall,

Aberford,

Leeds,

LS25 3EB

July 15th and 16th Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, 1940's Festival (Allied Only) (Confirmed)

 

This is an Allied Only event, with various members of our Allied units attending and displaying at the event. Some of our members will also be taking part in the battle re-enactment both days on Saturday and Sunday at the Petwood Hotel, with some of our members portraying German Forces just for the battle scenario, laying down fire with our new German 8cm Mortar. (Timings and Locations for the Battle Scenario to be confirmed closer to the event).

 

 

 

Address:

Jubilee Park,

Stixwould Road,

Woodhall Spa,

Midlands,

LN10 6QH

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July 29th and 30th - Whittington Castle, Oswestry (Confirmed)

 

This is a multi-period event in which we will be providing WW1 and WW2 Living history displays and demonstrations for, in order to add to the event. This will work to support the various different periods portrayed at the event from Vikings through to WW2 so plenty to see and do at the event.

 

 

 

 

Address:

Whittington Castle,

Castle Street,

Whittington,

Shropshire,

SY11 4DF

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January 7th- MOD Army Foundation College, Harrogate, North Yorkshire (Confirmed)

 

This event is not open to members of the General Public and is for Axis-Allied (AX-AL) members only due to being hold on MOD property. 

 

We will be displaying outside on the grass rugby pitches. Members are able to bring and use their own raised fires as part of the display.  In the event of bad weather, plan B would be to display inside the 3 sided drill shed.There will be plenty of help on hand to assist with lifting and setting up if needed on the saturday morning. Packed lunches and free hot tea and coffee will be available for member throughout the day on Saturday.

 

Members are able to sleep over inside the sports pavillion on both the friday and saturday evenings however members will need to bring their own camp beds and sleeping bags etc. Toilets will be left open during the day and evenings.

 

Address:

The Army Foundation College

Uniacke Barracks, Penny Pot Lane

Harrogate,

North Yorkshire,

HG3 2SE

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February 24th, 25th and 26th- Eden Camp Museum, Malton, Membership Weekend (Confirmed)

 

Throughout the weekend our re-enactors will be on site portraying a range of units from WW1 and WW2 Germans to WW2 British.

 

Some of our members will be setting up a WW2 German field hospital including an original medical display in hut 12 over the weekend which will remain open so that members of the public can come and see the collection.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity as it means we can display some of the rarer aspects of the display which aren't usually displayed at events due to trying to protect and preserve them from the elements. We will also be joined by guests from 'Das Reich' re-enactment group portraying Heer Artillery with their IG18 artillery gun!

 

Please click this button for the event link:

 

Address:

Eden Camp Museum,

Malton,

North Yorkshire,

YO17 6RT

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August 5th and 6th- Baston in the Blitz, Lincolnshire (Confirmed)

 

This is a new event that our members have been invited to attend and provide living history displays for. 

 

Our Ramcke Brigade unit will be attending to portray German and Italian troops serving in the North Africa Campaign during WW2.

 

Please check back soon for further details about this event.

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Main Street,

Baston,

Lincolnshire,

PE6 9PA

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August 12th and 13th- Meridian Park, Cleethorpes (Confirmed)

 

The event at Cleethorpes will be held once again in 2017 after being postponed last year. Our members have attended this event a few years running now and look forward to returning to Meridian Park in Cleethorpes to provide living history displays and take part in the mock battles on both Saturday and Sunday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Meridian Park,

Kings Road,

Cleethorpes,

North-East Lincolnshire,

DN35 0AR

16th and 17th September- Market Bosworth, Battlefield Line (Confirmed)

 

This is the second year our members have attended this event, with our members providing support to Theatrical Pyrotechnical Services laying and co-ordinating pyrotechnics for the mock battles both days.

 

This year our members aim to attend and provide living history displays for the event alongside the pyrotechnical support.

 

Please check back for more details about this event to be added soon!

 

 

Address:

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April 23rd- Militaria Fair, Leasowe Castle, The Wirral, Merseyside (Confirmed)

 

Our members will be attending this Militaria Fair in uniform, organised by Fortress Militaria. We are currently looking at the possibility of putting on a small display at the Militaria Fair to add to it but if not then we will be attending in uniform during the day.

 

This is a one day event, which is now in its second year of running, with plenty of potential for it to grow in future years. There will also be another fair at this location on October 8th 2017 (Check below for more details).

 

 

 

 

Address:

Leasowe Castle,

Leasowe Road,

Wirral,

Merseyside,

CH46 3RF

May 27th, 28th and 29th- Dale End Park, Ironbridge Gorge (Confirmed)

 

Although members of Axis-Allied (AX-AL) have attended this event in the past, this is a new event for our members to display at as Axis-Allied.

 

Our members will be portraying WW2 Fallschirmjager Ramcke Brigade looking to provide North Africa displays for the event, covering elements such as DRK, Feldpost and Communications and a Waffenmeister set up for the event.

 

This event is being held to support and raise funds for the Pilgrim Bandits who are a veterans association. For more information about the Pilgrim Bandits please visit their website here: http://pilgrimbandits.org/

 

 

Address:

Dale End Park,

Ironbridge,

Telford,

Shropshire,

TF8 7NJ

May 21st and 22nd- Village Church Farm Museum, Skegness (Confirmed)

 

This is a new event for 2017 with some of our WW2 Germans attending as Ramcke Brigade and DRK, we will be providing living history displays at the event for both the Saturday and Sunday.

 

 

 

Address:

The Village Church Farm,

Church Road South,

Skegness,

Lincolnshire,

PE25 2HF

October 8th- Militaria Fair, Leasowe Castle, The Wirral, Merseyside (To be confirmed)

 

Our members will be attending this Militaria Fair in uniform, organised by Fortress Militaria. We are currently looking at the possibility of putting on a smal display at the Militaria Fair to add to it but if not then we wil be attending in uniform during the day.

 

This is a one day event, which is now in its second year of running, with plenty of potential for it to grow in future years.

 

 

 

 

Address:

Leasowe Castle,

Leasowe Road,

Wirral,

Merseyside,

CH46 3RF

October 14th and 15th- Levisham Station, North Yorkshire (Confirmed)

 

Our members will be displaying at Levisham Station on the North York Moors Railway Line. We are currently awaiting the scenario for the displays being held over the weekend but please check back soon for updated information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Levisham Station NYMR,

1 Railway Cottages,

Levisham,

North Yorkshire,

YO18 7NN

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