A celebration of the 1940s with vintage vehicles, Living History displays, re-enactors and more!
2016 is the 75th Anniversary of RAF Harrowbeer, which opened on the 15th August 1941. We will be commemorating this with a short service by the memorial stone outside Knightstone Tea Rooms at 11am on the Saturday morning (13th).
Buy someone a unique Birthday present: Spitfire Experience runs are now available to book for 2016. Check the Spitfire Experience page for details.
14th July: Spitfire Experience slots are selling fast so don't delay in booking yours today!
RAF Harrowbeer is a former WWII Fighter Airfield at Yelverton, Devon. Our main website is www.rafharrowbeer.co.uk where you can learn all about the Airfield's history.
The 2016 1940s Weekend will be organised by the RAF Harrowbeer Interest Group, in conjunction with Mike Tozer Garden Services and WWII-Re-Enactment South West Group, and will take place over the weekend of the 13th & 14th August 2016 (from 10am to 5pm daily) on land around the restored Dispersal Bay, at Axtown, Yelverton. We will also be commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the opening of the Airfield, which took place on the 15th August 1941.
Car parking and entry to the event are FREE.
If your Company would like to be a sponsor of this year's event, please email us. We would like to thank all those companies that support our event.
Sponsors for 2016 include: Moorbars; Greg Allen Dog Tags; K9 Magicmeals; Meridian Sea; Golf Tee Time Service; Chilcott's Law; MB Lettings; Gibbs Kirby; Tavistock Hire Centre; Moorland Garden Hotel; Sunrise Windows; Willy's Ice Cream.
Our companion site with lots of information on RAF Harrowbeer and its history can be found on www.rafharrowbeer.co.uk
Website last updated 29th June 2016
Have heard that the BBMF are unable to display at this year's event.
Robey Trust will be bringing two steam engines and giving trips around the airfield again this year.
Tavistock Ring & Ride minibus will be providing transport for our free guided tour of the airfield.
Silver Servers will be providing our on-site catering this year.
Miss Memphis Belle will be entertaining us with her delightful singing once again.