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1940s Day

Celebrating 50 years of Croft and Perry

Sun 13 May 2018

Note to all exhibitors: 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 13th May 2018.


2017 deatils below - awaiting update

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.

Attending will be: 

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John Clegg It Aint Arf Hot Mum 1974 11 John Clegg 

Frank Frank Williams 

220Px Harold Snoad Harold Snoad

Ronnie Grainge In Extended Rest 2014 Large Picture Ronnie Grainge 

Webb Twins Tony Webb

Bressingham is excited to welcome Jones' Butchers Van from Thetford's Dad's Army Museum. Along with two vehicles in private ownership which featured in episodes of Dad's Army.

There will be 10 vehicles on display on the day associated with the famous comedy series Dad's Army. We hope to have many of these vehicles all lined up in an outside display which will be a great photographic opportunity.

Bressingham will be full of displays and entertainment which includes the visit of the following guests, groups and stalls:  


Sounds from the era perfomred by Timescape.

Swing & jive from Texas Tommy and the Jitterbug dancers.

Living history/ re-enactment groups:

Allied Star Re-enactment group

The Royal Norfolks Living History Group.

The EthanReuban Historyboys

Airbourne Assault 44

Liberation 44


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


There will be a variety of trade stalls including Robert Taylor Military Collectables, Blitznpieces (Wartime paper memorabilia), vintage hand knits  & 1940s Style for You 

If anyone is interested in exhibiting with a vehicle, display or stall please get in contact. Either email or call 01379 686900.

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