R A F Harrowbeer 1940s Weekend

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Attractions for 2017

Every Hour: MkIX Replica Spitfire with running Merlin engine. Enjoy the thrill of sitting in the cockpit of a Spitfire and start the might Merlin engine! See the Spitfire Experience page for the full story!

Moor Bars: We are pleased to announce that Moor Bars, from the Royal Oak, Meavy will be providing an on-site bar, providing real ale, lager and cider.

BBMF: Flypast by BBMF Spitfire. (Sat only)

Nippy Chippy TBC
Hog Roast
NAAFI Tent (teas & coffee)
SRF Catering (Burgers & Hot Dogs, Retro Sweets and Toys)

Attractions & Entertainment:

South-West Re-enactors - including;

USAAF Air & Ground Crew Display.

British Army Dispatch Rider
1942 BSA M20 Motorcycle

101st Airbourne & German Infantry

42nd Field Hospital (US Army Field Hospital Display)

4th Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry Re-Enactors
Display about British Infantryman in 1944.

12th Battalion Devonshire Regiment - Glider Troops

British Army Film & Photographic Unit display.

British Army infantry/airborne infantry
Home Guard
Soviet (Red) Army

British Army/REME display
Various weapons and BSA T20 Motorcycle

Collection of US and German weapons and equipment

Wehrmacht 44
Display of Field Post with communications and motorcycles

Display of ground servicing equipment, flying clothing etc

Musical Entertainment with 'Mood Swings' - Bernie Stewart.

RAF Amateur Radio Society (www.rafars.org.uk)

Flying Displays by Tavistock Model Flying Club

Model Boat & R/C Tank Displays

Radio Controlled car racing (fun for all the family!)

The Robey Trust - Two engines in steam giving trips around the Airfield.

Tavistock & District Ring & Ride (Guided Airfield tours)

Vintage Double-Decker Bus (Sunday Only)

Mike Tozer's Vintage Mowers & Farm Machinery

Two, Green Goddess Fire Engines
These will be in use during the day to fill the Steam Engines. We also hope to have a 'hose drill' display at the end of each afternoon.

Commer Breakdown Service Truck

Daily Displays of Vintage Cars & Military Vehicles

Family Fun Dog Show:
Organised by Children's Hospice SW (Sunday Only)

Tavy Turners and Carvers Club (woodturning display)

Greg Allen Dogtags: Supplies embossed military dogtags, stainless steel pet tags, enamel and button pin badges of all kinds (i.e. motorbike, scooter, car, military, football, etc.) Several unique badges including three types of VW Camper, (one type being the T4 Transporter, much loved by surfers).

Various other Stalls & Displays....

Dot Teas Cakes; Model Kit Classics, Vintage Curiosities and Memorabilia; Dartmoor Magazine, K9 Magic Meals, South-West Equnine Protection, Eagles Nest Army Surplus, T.Q.Militaria, Royal British Legion Riders.   

And of course the permanent displays .....

RAF Harrowbeer Interest Group ~ Airfield Photograph Display

RAF Harrowbeer Archives ~ Knightstone Tea Rooms
Mike & Lucy Hayes private collection of RAF & Airfield Memorabilia, plus many Operational Record books of the Squadrons stationed at RAF Harrowbeer.


News & Updates



News & Updates




News & Updates

 September 2017

 Application forms for next year's event will be available during October.


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