A celebration of the 1940s with vintage vehicles, Living History displays, re-enactors and more!
A huge thank you to everyone for making the 2015 1940s Weekend such a huge success!
Buy someone a unique Birthday present: Spitfire Experience runs are now available to book for 2016. Check the Spitfire Experience page for details.
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 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 be commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the opening of the Airfield, which took place on the 15th August 1941.
The 2015 event was sponsored by:Moorland Garden Hotel, Who'd Have Thought It, Greg Allen Dogtags, Meridian Sea, Ward & Chowen, The Virtual Jet Centre, M&B Lettings, Dartmoor Magazine, Paladin Life, Golf Tee Time Service, Sunrise Windows, John Colton Property Sales, Gibbs Kirby, Tavistock Hire, Willy's Ice Cream, Tavistock Spar and Post Office, Rob Harvey (HEG Group).
We would like to offer out grateful thanks to those businesses who help us put on this free event for everyone to enjoy.
If your Company would like to be a sponsor of next year's event, please email us.
We will be asking the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight if they can provide a display by the Spitfire, Hurricane and Dakota next year.
Our companion site with lots of information on RAF Harrowbeer and its history can be found on www.rafharrowbeer.co.uk
Website last updated 12th Jan 2016
2015 Weekend done and dusted! Planning now starts for next year!