The 2nd Battle of Britain living History Show June 9th and 10th 2012
31st May 2012
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news the site for this show has been changed to a much superior, larger
location, with better facility's
new site is WSRA Fields Norton Fitzwarren Taunton TA4 1BH
and maps will be available on this page asap.
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Then 2nd Battle of Britain Living History display
gates open and close at 6pm
Please stay out of the arena and other non public areas at all times
Saturday night 1940's party
the Saturday night party are on sale in the large Marquee. Please note there is
a dress code for the party either 1940's dress or smart.
Spitfire start ups.
ups. These can be booked through Richard Bass at the Spitfire RAF display.
Please note there is a charge of £35 to cover fuel and maintenance the engine
burns between 1 to 1 1/2 gallons a minute of 100 octane aviation fuel. You will
be able to sit in the cockpit for around 20 minutes and start up and run the
engine for two minutes. This is the maximum time it can be run before it starts
to over heat. There are limited slots as the engine takes a long time to cool
down so booking times are approximate. First come first served.
11 am Weapons display in the main arena, a
demonstration of WWII fire power.
11.30 am 1940s pin up Annie Andrews singing in
the Big Marquee
12.00 Bill Green Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot
and hopefully other veterans will be signing your books , pictures etc at the
VIP tent, there will be a small charge which Bill donates to charity. Do not
miss this chance to meet one of this countries great Hero's.
1pm : See the Desert SAS raid the German camp and
attempt to destroy the Panzer III tank in the main arena. These tough special
forces initially operated in the Deserts of North Africa miles behind enemy
lines and had to be self sufficient. Their specially modified jeeps carried huge
amounts of petrol and were very heavily armed with rapid firing machine guns.
2pm: The main Battle , the scenario surrounds a
bridge taken by the Allies in France shortly after D day. Allied forces have set
up a temporary airstrip and are attempting to hold the bridge until the main
allied forces arrive. The Germans lead by a Panzer III tank launch a counter
attack in an attempt to re take the bridge. Please note there will be loud piro
technics and Gun fire. No one must enter the arena at any time please observe
the signs and stay safe. The purpose of this Battle is to show the public just
how tough War is and the sacrifices made by previous generations to protect our
freedoms and in no way glorifies war.
3.30 PM The military Vehicles on display will
parade in the main arena.
allot of displays for you to look at and various trade stands, the Re enactors
are all keen to talk to you and explain the roles of their chosen subjects in
In conjunction with the South West Re enactors forum
This years Band has just been
confirmed for the Saturday night party for the 2012 show
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Founded by trumpeter Kevin
Cunningham, the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK has wowed audiences in Concert
Halls and Theatres all over Great Britain. Known for its mix of Big Band Swing
teamed with outstanding vocals, the Orchestra’s repertoire ranges from the
classics of Glenn Miller through Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman to
the cool vibe of Sinatra with a touch of Gene Krupa thrown in.
Our musicians have credits ranging from 1920’s trad
jazz, BBC Big Band, Jazz Funk and West End shows behind them.
In Concert, in addition to Big Band numbers, there
are solos spots from a number of our top notch musicians and fabulous renditions
from our Star vocalists including possibly the oldest swinger in town Mr Pat
O’Hare formerly of the BBC Radio’s Northern Dance Orchestra
From playing under the wing of a Bomber at the
American Air Museum to selling out their appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe
Festival, the MSO UK always hits the right notes
The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK’s musicians
happily state that they are the
hardest swinging band in the UK
but don’t take our word for it, come and see
for yourselves! at the
Battle of Britain living history
Meet Again (theme from tv series) American Patrol Opus One It Had To Be You Bill
Jeep Jockey Jump At Last Down By The Riverside Hawaiian War Chant One O'Clock
Jump Folks Who Live On The Hill St Louis Blues Moonlight Serenade Tangerine Moon
River Pennsylvania 65000 Take The A Train Woodchoppers Ball Switched On
Swing One For My Baby String Of Pearls You Made Me Love You Little Brown Jug
When The Saints Vera Lynn Medley Sweet Georgia Brown My Way In The Mood Rule
Britannia/God Save the Queen
Just booked as an additional act
1940s Pin up and talented singer Annie Andrews, you can meet Annie at the show
she will be performing on Saturday night and during the day on Sunday.
Talented, unique, yet traditional
Annie Andrews is a 1940's pin up singer with a big band swing style.
With extensive training and experience in musical theatre, film/TV and dance,
Annie is an outstanding performer who delights her audiences with songs from the
great artists of the era - guaranteed to get any audience to their feet.
for members of the public will are available at
£15 per head this will be a
ticket only event and numbers will limited so early booking is essential this
will include free entry to the show on either Saturday or Sunday
re enactors and exhibitors
will be admitted free. A strict dress code will be in force of either 1940s
clothing/uniforms or evening dress no jeans or tee shirts. Due to the size of
this event a large marquee will be erected on site with stage lighting, hard
dance floor and carpeted seating area. Food and drink will be available on site.
Buy Tickets now
each ticket purchased will give one adult free entry to the Show on either
Saturday or Sunday.
Saturday the 9th June party Moonlight Serenade Orchestra
The superb Battle for
Europe group in their authentic RAF Kit
Dicky Bass and the battle
for Europe crew will be setting up their display around the
Spitfire at this years show.
Just confirmed for the
show one of the best German Re enactors groups in the
Country the PSG
supported by their superb Panzer III tank,
this group has won top awards for their displays at some of
the biggest shows in the UK.
See last years show here
enactors, displays and military vehicle owners will be admitted free to the show, camping and
evening party. You must have booked in and must be part of a display, walk in re
enactors who are not booked in should apply for tickets.
and applications forms for 2012 are now available on the following links.
map with new
location now available for download on how to find us link under
How to find
Displays and re enactors application
Military Vehicle application
Rules health and safety
Posters and flyers now available
you can print from this
alternatively request some by post click
link for post please remember to send your address.
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