Friday 25th May 2018

 

 

We are honoured to have

 

Rusty Firmin

 

Presenting a talk about

 

The Iranian Embassy Siege

 

And his part in the SAS operation to free the hostages

 

 

 

Saturday 26th May 2018

 

 

Grand 1940s Dance

 

 

Music provided by Ashby Little Big Band

 

 

Optional Fish & Chip supper

 

 

For tickets to these events please click below

 

Evening Do

 

The Ironbridge WW2 Weekend
26th & 27th May 2018

Dale End Park, Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DW

 

Our event has grown rapidly over the past few years, from humble beginnings based in a local pub to an event which attracted around 10,000 visitors for the 2017 weekend.

Set in the stunning backdrop of the Ironbridge Gorge, we recreate the experience of life during WW2 on both the home front and in occupied Europe with civilian, Allied and Axis re-enactors.

This is a non-profit making, charity fundraising event in which we raise funds for the Pilgrim Bandits.  So far last year's event raised over £7000, with donations still to be collected.
The Pilgrim Bandits have the sole aim of using their unique training and experience to help and inspire wounded soldiers to live life to the full. 
Please click on the link below to visit their website and learn more about the wonderful work they do.

Click here to visit the Pilgrim Bandits website.

We hope to see you for a fabulous bank holiday weekend.

 

If you would like to donate to the event, please click the button below

 

SUNDAY 22ND APRIL

We will be hosting our annual “sponsored walk” (pub crawl) around Ironbridge, all in aid to promote the Ironbridge WW2 weekend, and continue to raise money for The Pilgrim Bandits.

Our organising committee will be in full period dress and uniforms, with even a few jeeps in attendance.

It will culminate in a 40’s themed talent show at The Malthouse Inn at around 12pm.

 

Why not come and join us?

 

 

 Please click here for a full list of contacts 

Please visit our Facebook page by clicking here

Follow us on twitter @ironbridgeww2

For any queries please contact us on 07470 831484 or visit the 'Contact us' page for email information. 

Please click here to visit the Shropshire Star report on the 2017 event.                                                                 

      

 

The Ironbridge WWII Weekend team are always looking for new ideas to help give our visitors the best possible experience.

Would you be kind enough to indicate below, which type of entertainment you would be interested in us providing at our main event and any other events throughout the year.

Please could you copy and paste the form and email it back to one of our team.

This is also available via a poll on our Facebook page.

Thank you on behalf of all the team.

 

 

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Please indicate from the following

Comedian (Family friendly) ?                       

Comedian (Blue) ?

Burlesque Show ?

Talent Show ?

Glamorous Granny Competition ?

Knobbly Knees Competition ?

Variety (Gang) Show ?

Other (Please specify) ?

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All entertainment would be 1940’s themed.

  

2017 Event programme - 2018 programme TBC closer to the event.

When you buy your programme, (only 50p) you will find a competition to visit lots of wonderful places and get your programme stamped.

 

The winner of the competition will win a very special prize.

David Jackson of Bears on the Square has donated a quality limited edition Teddy Bear for the winner of the competition.

You can not win unless you have purchased a programme.

 

 

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Please contact a member of our planning committee with any questions or queries which you may have.  

Telephone us on - 

07470 831484

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