Village’s war weekend

Crich Tramway Village will is to bring World War Two to life on Saturday and Sunday

The village will be reliving the period, complete with military and civilian re-enactors, air-raid warnings and the sound of low flying aircraft.

Even Mr Churchill will be paying a visit to provide a boost in morale.

Anyone dressed in period clothing is also promised cheaper admission.

There will also be a variety of military and home front displays.

event organiser Tracey Reader, said, “The 1940s weekend promises to be a feast of nostalgia for those who lived through the war and an entertaining and enlightening insight into war-time conditions for those too young to remember.

“Veterans from all regiments will be in attendance willing to share their stories”

Crich Tramway Village is open from 10am both days until 10pm on Saturday, August 11 and until 6pm on Sunday, August 12.

Admission for adults is £13, seniors £10.50, children £8, and for people dressd in period costume, £8.

For more information call 01773 854321, or visit