R A F Harrowbeer 1940s Weekend

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Attractions for 2018

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

Attractions & Entertainment:

The Homefront Kitchen
Replica wartime kitchen with rationing displays

Type 21 Club
Displayof RN Type 21 Frigates

South-West Re-enactors - including;

USAAF Air & Ground Crew Display.

1937 Austin 10 as Royal Artillery Staff Car
U.S. Army display

British Army Film & Photographic Unit display.
No.5 Field H.Q. Normandy 1944

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

Musical Entertainment with 'Mood Swings' - Bernie Stewart.

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.

Miniature Steam Engines (TBC)

Tavistock & District Ring & Ride (Guided Airfield tours)

Vintage Double-Decker Bus Rides

Mike Tozer's Vintage Mowers & Farm Machinery

Two, Green Goddess Fire Engines TBC
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.

Daily Displays of Vintage Cars & Military Vehicles

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

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; Vintage Curiosities and Memorabilia; 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 ~ in 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

May 2018

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight have offered us a Flypast on the Saturday and the Sunday of this year's event.

We also hope to have a flypast of vintage aircraft on the Sunday afternoon.


News & Updates

April 2018

Application forms for 2018 are now available on the "Exhibitor, Re-Enactor & Trade info & Forms" page.

Day visits by military vehicles, classic cars etc welcome. No need to book if visiting for the day, just turn up and we will park you on the showground.

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