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.

Nippy Chippy TBC

Attractions & Entertainment:

South-West Re-enactors - including;
USAAF Air & Ground Crew Display.

101st Airbourne & German Infantry

42nd Field Hospital (US Army Field Hospital Display)

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

British Army Film & Photographic Unit display.

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

Musical Entertainment with Bernie Stewart.

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

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)

Mike Tozer's Vintage Mowers & Farm Machinery

Displays of Vintage Cars -

Family Fun Dog Show: Organised by Children's Hospice SW TBC

Tavy Turners and Carvers Club (woodturning display) TBC

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 Trade Stalls.....(all TBC)

Dot Teas Cakes; Tavistock Country Market; Norwex Products; SRF Retro Sweets & Toys, Model Kit Classics, Dartmoor Magazine, Maritime Volunteer Service, K9 Magic Meals, Greyhound Rescue, Tavistock Country Markets,

And of course the permanent displays .....

RAF Harrowbeer Interest Group ~ Airfield PhotographDisplay
Plus Dispersal Bay Air Raid Shelter/museum visits

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

September 2016

Application forms for the 2017 Event are now available to download!

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