Be transported back to 1940s Goathland Station, heart of rural Yorkshire which shows the importance of the North York Moors agricultural landscape during the war.  

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

  • I-40s Display: See the 1940s equivalent of a modern Iphone (Living History Display).
  • 40s hair styling and hats, clothing and militaria.
  • Displays of agricultural equipment of the era.
  • Field Kitchen to feed the troops (This display will not provide food for the public).
  • The Auxiliary Commando Airborne will be setting up camp for the day.
  • A London and North Eastern Railway railway policeman will be keeping a watchful eye on the station….spivs and pilfers beware!

Saturday & Sunday

Pontefract Home Guard will be protecting the station with an HQ at the station entrance. Both afternoons the Home Guard will deal with the aftermath of an air raid, along with other scenarios.

    • North East Military Vehicle Club will have Allied vehicles on display.
    • Musical entertainment with Dickie Lines outside the Tea Room.
    • Fully equipped and occupied Anderson Shelter.
    • Washday and ‘Make Do and Mend’ display.
    • Listen to a wartime Miner who will tell the story of the Bevin Boys.
    • Auxiliary Commando Airborne will have an encampment (behind the Tank House) with various training displays.

    Visit the Waiting Room bar which will be dispensing ales along with food.
    In Goathland Village, shops and the Goathland Hotel will be decorated in the 1940s style. US forces will be billeted at the Inn on the Moor. Swingamathing are playing at Goathland Hut on Saturday.



    The above timings may slightly change and more events added nearer the event date. Page updated 10/09/2019