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1940s Day

A Celebration of Dad's Army.

Sun 21 Jun 2020


Whilst this event normally occurs in May it has been moved to June at the request of the Dad's Army Appreciation Society. 

Please keep checking back for further details. If you are interested in exhibiting or having a stall please contact the museum.

Below are the details of what happened at the 2019 event:


Note to all exhibitors and visitors: Bressingham has a no dog policy. We only allow registered assistance dogs in the grounds of the museum. Please do not bring your dog with you, thank you!

Bressingham will be taking a step back in time to the days of the Home Guard on Sunday 12th May 2019.

Bressingham will once again be supported by the Dad's Army Appreciation Society. We are pleased to announce that Bressingham will be joined by some of the cast and crew from Croft and Perry sitcoms. Our special guests will be making appearances throughout the day.

We are expecting the following actors to attend our 1940s event: 

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Frank Frank Williams 

Ronnie Grainge In Extended Rest 2014 Large Picture Ronnie Grainge 

Holland Jeffrey Holland

We are also due to be joined by 'Dave Benson' who is staring in the touring Theatre production 'Dad's Army Radio Shows'.

Information updated 07/05/19

Bressingham will be full of displays, vehicles both miliatry and civilian, entertainment and stalls which includes the following:  


Sounds from the era perfomred by Timescape.

Swing & jive from Texas Tommy and the Jitterbug dancers.

Living history/ re-enactment groups:

The EthanReuban Historyboys

Airbourne Assault 44


A variety of period vehicles will be on dipslay throughout the museum grounds with support from the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group


There will be a variety of trade stalls including Robert Taylor Military Collectables, vintage hand knits  & 1940s Style for You, Blitz and Pieces and Heritage Hats.

 1940S 2015

 Dads Army Vehicles


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