Salute to the 40’s

Join us for our 4th Salute to the 40’s weekend at the IBCC. It gets bigger and better every year.

Come along and enjoy tea and cake on vintage crockery in the Marquee while listening to our wide variety of 40’s entertainment. Stroll around the grounds and chat to all our Re-enactors or treat yourself to something stylish and vintage from one of the many trade stands. Vehicle enthusiasts will be wowed by our selection of 1940s cars and military vehicles. With talks on bomb disposal and Mission briefings there really is something for everyone!

Entry is Free (Parking charges apply which can be paid for at reception on arrival)

The staff & volunteers at the IBCC are ready to welcome you for a fabulous weekend of 40’s Fun!

Our Exhibition will be open each day and tickets are available here

The Hub Café & IBCC Gift Shop will be open throughout the weekend.

 

Why not make the most of the weekend with one or more of our special events?

Friday 12th August – 1940’s Market and BBQ with Johnny Victory

Saturday 13th August – Blackout Blitz Ball with Kalamazoo

Sunday 14th August – 1940’s Vintage Afternoon Tea and Dance

To book any of these events please click here

 

New for 2022

We have expanded our Wild Camping and motorhome area, if you would like to stay one or more nights tickets are available here.

The Hub Café team will be delighted to welcome your for early breakfasts each morning (from 08.30) and these can be pre-booked here

Upcoming Events

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Service of Remembrance

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