1940s VINTAGE WEEKEND NEWPORT PAGNELL
Newport Pagnell Town Council is putting on a vintage weekend on 17th and 18th June 2017.
Activities: Two static aircraft displays: the Spitfire and Messerschmitt, along with their crews. The Military Police re-enactment group will be finding any spies present. Churchill's re-enactor will be mingling with the crowd and giving speeches, there will be a 100 ft long Newport Nobby rides, a vintage car show and military vehicle display, indoor displays from the 1940s period, including kitchenalia, clothing and toys from the decade, an entire town and shop windows dressed for the event, a high tea, many stalls to visit to buy those antique and 1940s items, a tea dance. Get ready to learn to Lindyhop. Sunday will include old-fashioned sports such as tug-of-war and egg and spoon races, followed by the Strawberry Fayre.
For a flyer on the event press here:
There will be a huge amount to see and do over the weekend, spread over a very large area. To make sure you get the best out of your day, and don't miss anything, buy a programme from the Town Council offices for £1 after 18th May. Programmes will also be available for sale over the weekend.
To volunteer for a short role at the event contact the Town Clerk on TownClerk@newport-pagnell.org.uk or phone Mandy on 01908 618756.
To book a stall for this event please contact Steve Cooper at Haddon Events telephone 07519 276507 or click on http://www.haddonevents.co.uk/
To enter your vehicle into the car/vehicle show contact the Town Clerk on TownClerk@newport-pagnell.org.uk or phone Mandy on 01908 618756. Vehicles should ideally be pre 1945 although some exceptions may be made. Car's, bikes, military vehicles, and all other vehicles will be considered. A cash prize is awarded for the best vehicle in show. Find your entry form here.
Parking will be in Riverside Meadows. Entry via Severn Drive and Dove Close. There is a £4 charge for parking. Queen's Avenue long and short stay car parks will be closed from 0.30 pm Friday 16th June 2017 through to midnight Sunday 18th June.Station Road Car Park will be closed from 0.30 am on Saturday 17th June through to 5.30 pm on Saturday. If you need disabled parking and have a blue badge please phone the Town Council Offices on 01908 618756 to book parking.
Old Fashioned Sports on Sunday 18th June
To enter your team for the tug of war event (over 16s only) or your child for the egg and spoon races/parent and child three legged race contact the Town Clerk on TownClerk@newport-pagnell.org.uk or phone Mandy on 01908 618756.
Fancy dress and shop window competitions
The Mayor will be awarding cash prizes for the best adult and best child 1940s costume, and for the best dressed shop window on Saturday 17th June 2017. Entry forms not required. For best costumes, simply be in the Queen's Avenue car park at 3.20 pm on Saturday 17th June. The winner of the best dressed shop window will be notified on the day, prior to prize giving.