Friday

Throughout the Day, Platform 2

NAAFI (Station Tea Room) serving meals and refreshments

Anderson Shelter display

Vintage Stall, rear of NAAFI

 

12.00, Platform 2 (Marquee): “Company B” Theatre Group. Wartime Variety performs

 

RAF Grosmont (Car Park)

RAF Battle of Britain MK2 Spitfire arrival and setup late afternoon

RAF Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot’s replica dispersal hut as used by RAF Battle of Britain Fighter pilots awaiting Scramble

RAF Plotting room in operation with RAF Officer Explainer on site near Spitfire

Messerschmitt 109 Cockpit display

Lewis Gun site

 

Saturday

Throughout the Day, Platform 2:

NAAFI (Station Tea Room) serving meals and refreshments

Soup kitchen, serving soup & refreshments

Cake & Tart stall serving vintage lemonades

Anderson Shelter display

Rear of NAAFI: Vintage Stall

Marquee; ‘Company B’ Theatre group playing Wartime Variety Shows

Rear of NAAFI: Green Howards XIX regiment of foot display

Ticket Office: 49th (WR) Signal Regiment, working display of military radio equipment

 

RAF Grosmont (Car Park)

RAF Battle of Britain MK2 Spitfire. Ex RAF Pilot presentation about the Spitfire

RAF Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot’s replica dispersal hut as used by RAF Battle of Britain Fighter pilots awaiting Scramble

RAF Plotting room in operation with RAF Officer Explainer on site near Spitfire

Messerschmitt 109 Cockpit display

Lewis Gun site

Field Hospital Unit

Screaming Eagles Willys Jeep

 

12.00 Platform 3: ‘Jive Mood’ will be performing live  

 

Sunday

Throughout the Day, Platform 2:

NAAFI (Station Tea Room) serving meals and refreshments

Soup kitchen, serving soup & refreshments

Cake & Tart stall serving vintage lemonades

Anderson Shelter display

Vintage Stall, rear of NAAFI

Marquee: ‘Company B’ Theatre group playing Wartime Variety Shows

Rear of NAAFI: Green Howards XIX regiment of foot display

Ticket Office: 49th (WR) Signal Regiment, working display of military radio equipment.

 

 

12.00 Platform 3: ‘Jive Mood’ will be performing live  

Bishop Auckland & District Pipe Band will be performing throughout the day

 

RAF Grosmont (Car Park)

RAF Battle of Britain MK2 Spitfire. Ex RAF Pilot presentation about the Spitfire

RAF Battle of Britain Fighter Pilot’s replica dispersal hut as used by RAF Battle of Britain Fighter pilots awaiting Scramble

RAF Plotting room in operation with RAF Officer Explainer on site near Spitfire

Messerschmitt 109 Cockpit display

Lewis Gun site

Field Hospital Unit

Screaming Eagles Willys Jeep

Vintage Cars

 

Remembrance Service

Drum Head Service & Wreath Laying

 

11:55 (Car Park): Pipe Band, Standards (Cadets), Veterans, Re-enactors muster

Bishop Auckland & District Pipe & Drums will play during the Muster. Pipe Major Douglas Ratcliffe

12:15 Parade march off to Drumhead service area in front of RAF Spitfire

March on the Standards: Redcar Royal British Legion Standard, Naval, Regimental & RAF Association Standards

Drumhead altar to be constructed by Drums of Pipe Band

Draping of Standards on Drumhead Altar

 

Service to be led by Local Clergy

Act of Remembrance

Saying “They grow not old”

Last Post: Bugler Colin Carr

One minute Silence

Saying “Kohima”

Reveille: Bugler Colin Carr

 

Laying of Poppy Wreaths

Lone Piper to play lament. Blessing, National Anthem

Wreath recovery and relaying at War Memorial, Platform 2