A vintage day out for visitors to annual 1940s event in Ramsey
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Visitors to Ramsey were transported back in time on Saturday and Sunday as the popular 1940s weekend returned.
The event, which was held at the Camp, saw thousands of guests enjoy a mix of displays, vintage treats and re-enactments that invoked the spirit of war-era Britain.
There were displays of horsemanship, tank demonstrations, and plenty of vintage clothes stalls for those in attendance to browse, and visitors also had the chance to jive, hop and swing along to music from the 1940s.
Farming machinery from yesteryear was dusted off for a ploughing demonstration while rows of classic cars, including Land Rovers, Austins, and Rovers, were available for guests to admire.
Plenty of guests also entered into the spirit of the event by donning costume and hairstyles from the period.
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This year’s event also marked 100 years since the end of the First World War with a series of special displays and even a squad drill, and there was a nod to 100 years of the Royal Air Force too.
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