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Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

From October 11, 2013 until October 13, 2013 Save to calendar

At Main Arena & Showground Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EA, UK


0845 413 7672

For details about this years Wartime & 1940's Weekend Activities and Events please visit the following page -
2014 Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

Opening Times

Fri 11th Oct: 9.00am - 11.30pm
Sat 12th Oct: 9.00am - 11.30pm
Sun 13th Oct: 9.00am - 11.30pm


Pickering Showground is excited to announce that this year we will be staging events at the Showground for ‘Pickering Wartime & 1940’s Weekend’ and we will be working in association with ‘Britain Does Vintage’

View the event on the Britain Does Vintage website

Attractions this year will include:

Full Itinerary of Daytime Entertainments including Singers, Dancing, Workshops, Fashion Shows, Best Dressed Competitions, Beauty Bar

Militaira & 1940’s Vintage Stalls

WWII Re-enactments, Living History Groups, Vintage Fairground Rides, Park & Ride, Camping, Licensed Bar & Café Facility, plus much more to be confirmed.

Friday & Saturday Evening Big Band Dances Featuring ‘The Mike Brown Big Band’ & 1940’s DJ Uxb, Fully Heated Dance Hall, Licensed Bar & Hot Food Available.

Camping is available from Thursday October 10th through to Monday October 14th, camping is £15.00 per night per unit and we can accommodate Caravans, Motorhomes & Tents.

The Showground has undergone a major programme of investment and improvements since last year and this along with all the programmed activities will provide be a great weekend for all the family!

Coach Parking – we have a limited number of coach parking spaces available for the weekend, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.

To BOOK Trade Stalls, Military & Vintage Vehicles, and all Re-enactment groups wishing to attend please call 07775 538991
Alternatively please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All Re-enactors, Living History Groups & Military Displays wishing to attend please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book in.


Book Dance Tickets Online

Final Update - 10 October 2013

Pre booking of dance tickets is now closed. Tickets are still available to buy from the Showground.


We are pleased to announce we have released a limited number of extra tickets for the SATURDAY night dance, these will be sold on a first come first served basis and will be available on Saturday morning from 10.00am at the Showground Bar.

Tickets for the Friday night dance are still available and can also be purchased from the Showground until Friday evening.

Dances start at 7.30pm and doors open at 7.00pm.

The showground bar will also be open to people who are not attending the evening dance for drinks.

Camping (per night) - Available from Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th (£15 per night)


From October 7th online booking for Camping is no longer available.
Camping will still be available at the Showground over the weekend on a 'First Come First Serve' basis. Just turn up and pay on the day.


What Happens Next?

You will receive confirmation of your purchase from our payment partner (PayPal) as soon as you complete the purchase.
• All dance tickets purchased after October 2nd 2013 WILL NEED TO BE COLLECTED at the Dance on the night.
• Dance tickets bought before this date should be with you shortly.
• Camping passes already purchased will be emailed to you prior to the event.




2013-10-11 09:00:00
2013-10-13 23:30:00
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Pickering Showground
Malton Road, Pickering
North Yorks, YO18 8EA
T 0845 413 7672
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