23rd Oct, 2016

Thousands discover Wartime in the Vale

Evesham Editorial 26th Jun, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

THE CLOCK was turned back in the Vale when thousands of people experienced what was life was like during the Second World War.

One of the largest military vehicle and re-enactment events, Wartime in the Vale was staged at Ashdown Farm near Badsey on Saturday and Sunday (June 21 and 22).

The family show saw a mix of military and civilian displays and events at the aof flypasts with old military vehicles were arranged to mark the occasion.

Event organiser Amy Jelfs told the Observer: “It was a great event and so nice to see so many people there enthusiastic with the activities which took place. The weather was nice for us which was a real help.”

“The event seems to be going from strength to strength each year.”

Next year’s event will held on the weekend of June 22 and 23.

Beryl Furey-King at the wheel of a 1916 Model T Ford. 2614022MHR3

Roger Holness with French uniforms and headwear on the Elite Militaria stand. 2614022MHR1

Kathy & Steve Cashmore with their 1934 Austin 10. 2614022MHr4

Tony Lucey & Paul Stevens sitting inside a 2A Landrover from 1972. Picture by Martin Humby 2614022MHR7

Philip Rowe and Simon and Rodney Ulrich operate a World War 1 18lb gun. 2614022MHR5

Marshall and Richard Wiliams and Janet Jones. Picture by Martin Humby 2614022MHR6 Order this picture at www.buyphotos247.com