Springwell Village is hosting a 1940s Weekend from 30 June to 2 July, celebrating the history of the Second World War and the heritage of the village during this period and in the years before the war. Enjoy a weekend of live music and dance, living history and re-enactments, family activities, food and drink.
Bowes Railway - free entry all weekend with re-enactors on site 10.30am-5.30pm each day.
Tea dance at Springwell Village Community Venue, 2-4pm, Friday 30 June
Exhibition of old photographs and artefacts, Springwell Village Community Venue, 10am-4pm, Saturday 1 July
Children's party with games and dancing, Springwell Village social club, 12-2.30pm, Saturday 1 July
National Garden Scheme Gardens open for charity, Woodlands, Peareth Hall Road, 1.30-4.30pm, Saturday 1 July, £3 entry
Afternoon tea with The Darling Dollies, Springwell Village Methodist Church, 3-5pm, Saturday 1 July
1940s dance with music by The Bright Street Big Band, Springwell Village Community Venue, from 7.30pm, Saturday 1 July, tickets £8 from venue.
Memorial Service and talk by Tom Davidson LoH, Ex-Warrant Officer Flight Engineer, 466 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force, Springwell Village Methodist Church, 11am, Sunday 2 July
Picnic in the park with children's activities, Seldom Seen Park, 2-4pm, Sunday 2 July
Tea time 1940s jazz, Springwell Village Community Venue, 1-4pm, Sunday 2 July