Friday

Auxiliary Commando Airborne: Commando encampment (behind Tank House), various training displays and scenarios

A variety of wartime trade stalls will also be on display

 

Saturday & Sunday

Pontefract Home Guard: Various scenarios

North East Military Vehicle Club: Allied vehicles on display and soup kitchen to feed the troops only

Combined Forces: RAF (and other forces) camp in the Goods Yard with weapons display

Ministry of Food: Instructive demonstrations on how to make best use of the food available

Washday Display: Everyday life before the invention of washing machines. ‘Make Do & Mend’ display

Bevin Boy: A miner will tell of the story of the Bevin Boys

David Hesketh: Period agriculture display

Auxiliary Commando Airborne: Commando encampment (behind Tank House), various training displays and scenarios

A variety of wartime trade stalls will also be on display

Dickie Lines: Musical entertainment outside Tea Room