Selected highlights of the 1940s weekend 26th & 27th May

In a packed two days of displays, re-enactments and live music here are just some of the attractions visitors can enjoy during Middy in the 1940s.

Sunday 26th May

10.00 First Eastern Counties Bus Preservation Group shuttle bus service from Stowmarket Station to Brockford

11.00 Home Guard Inspection and march to the Village War Memorial

12.00 Live forties music with Sarah Mai

13.00 Battle of Britain Memorial flight Spitfire flypast

15.00 Live interview with Josef Bobrowicz from Philadelphia. Joe is a  99 year old tail gunner veteran from the 18th Bomb Squadron who flew 35 USAAF missions from Mendlesham in 1944/5

Monday 27th May

12.00 Dad’s Army performance

12.30 Live forties music with Sarah Mai

14.30 Home Guard bayonet practice at Dovebrook Station

15.45 Home Guard shooting practice

16.30 Last Eastern Counties Bus Preservation Group service to Stowmarket Station

Both Days

There will be non-stop action and entertainment, which of course includes all the usual Middy attractions, constant steam train running which you can ride as often as you like, Middy Museum and 34th USAAF Bomb Group Museum, Restoration Shed, memorabilia stalls, WVS display, tea Room and Real Ale Bar. Great days out for enthusiasts and families alike.