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1940s Lavenham Commemorative Weekend 2020

1940s Lavenham Commemorative Weekend 2020
Start Date: 8 May 2020
End Date: 11 May 2020


Celebrating the 75th anniversary of VE Day!

In 2020 we’ll be commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day by hosting a wonderful weekend celebrating all things 1940s. 

The events are organised by a local committee of like-minded volunteers called ‘Friends of Lavenham Airfield’, supported by The Swan at Lavenham.

Over the weekend many events will take place in Lavenham. Previous events included:

• Commemorative Church Service

• ‘In Gratitude’ Gathering

• A 1940s swing dance

• Vintage vehicle display

• Evacuees Exhibition at Lavenham’s wartime evacuee centre (Lavenham Little Hall)

• Wartime Food Stall at Lavenham’s wartime ‘British Restaurant’ (Lavenham Guildhall)

• Military history display at The Swan at Lavenham

• Vintage Afternoon Tea and a separate Sing-a-long Afternoon Tea – The Swan at Lavenham

• Lavenham Airfield visit – (bring a picnic)

• A history talk and ‘Wartime Lavenham’ guided walk

• Vintage Fair (stalls selling vintage goods)

Keep checking back for details of 2020 events!

For more information email aircraftmail@gmx.com or telephone 07393957023.

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