Springwell Village 1940s weekend

Friday, June 28, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019

There's lots of activities for the whole family at the Springwell Village 1940s Weekend, starting on Friday 28 June to Sunday 30 June, supported by Washington Area Committee. 

Things kick off on the Friday with a toddler's Teddy Bears' Picnic at Springwell Methodist Church and educational 'Living History' sessions for schools at Bowes Railway Museum.  There's also a Vintage Fair at Springwell Village Community Venue, a Singalong to the Sound of Music and a movie afternoon.

On Saturday, the programme includes a firing display and battle re-enactment at Bowes, kids party at the Social Club, live music in the Community Venue throughout the day, afternoon tea, slide shows, a procession of vintage vehicles and free rides on a vintage bus.

On Sunday there will be a Farmers' Market, Make it - Bake It - Sew It, a memorial service at the Methodist Church, the ever popular ' Picnic in the Park' with free activities in Seldom Seen Park, and for football fans, an 'Escape to Victory' game at noon

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Did you know?

Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.

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