The War and Peace Revival returns to Folkestone Racecourse this year from 16-20 July 2014. Big Plan Group are very excited about this returned event and proud to be managing its PR and Social Media. We are expecting the BBC to be popping down to report on the events activities, any other journalist inquiries please do contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are visiting Kent or live near by join in the fun as the event marks the centenary of the start of WW1, the 75th anniversary of the start of WW2 and the 70th anniversaries of both D-Day and Arnhem. Learn about the Great War among the trenches and view the beautifully preserved uniforms and personal items.
Events in Kent are varied and this one tops it off with military and civilian re-enactors, living history, battle re-enactments and arena events, military vehicles, vintage entertainment, book signings, shopping, funfair and models it’s a great family day out! The Vintage Village features civilian displays from the 1930s to the 1960s including Home Front, Land Army (with real cows!) classic cars, vintage fashion features and makeovers and much more – something for everyone whether you’re into the military side or just vintage living. Live music day and night gives a real festival feel to the world’s biggest military vehicle event. Camping available with exclusive evening entertainment so you won’t miss out on a moment!
See hundreds of WW2 veterans and listen to their incredible tales of when they were “just doing their job”.
Take part in dance lessons in the newly named Vintage Marquee (previously Dance Hall Days Marquee) then try out your moves in the evening in the vintage clothes you find in the trade stalls. Not sure where to start? Then take inspiration at our daily fashion events and hair and beauty demonstrations. In the Victory Marquee, enjoy an exciting programme of entertainment, with singers, entertainers, big bands and dancers, book signing and lots more!
Meet the original cast of Allo Allo and listen to a special performance by the famed Military Wives Choir.
Travel is very simple with Folkestone Racecourse being just a couple of minutes off J11 of the M20 and the mainline Westenhanger station immediately next door with direct access from London stations.
Enjoy this great Kent Event, there’s more events coming up this summer…..