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11TH, 12TH, AUGUST 2018
YANKS ARE BACK IN SADDLEWORTH 2018










WW2Events.co.uk are very proud to present this years "Yanks are back in Saddleworth" on the 11th,12th August 2018.

An unforgettable day out and fantastic experience for the everyone as the "Yanks" set up camp in the grounds of Saddleworth School in Uppermill, Saddleworth. This is a huge event that winds back the clock across the whole area taking you right back to World War Two!!!

This very popular annual event was first staged 17 years ago to celebrate the local filming of the Hollywood movie "YANKS" in 1979 starring Richard Gere. Many locations in Uppermill and neighbouring Dobcross were used in the film. Just like the movie set, living history reenactors and vintage military vehicles owners recreate an atmosphere of Wartime Britain. Lots of wartime entertainment, period stalls, dancing, military vehicle parade and much, much more...!

An action packed weekend with something for everyone! Check out the listings of events. This year's event promises to be the best ever...this is an event you cannot miss!!!

Now in its 17th year open to all Military & Classic Vehicles from 1914 to the Gulf war.
You will see, Military Vehicle Encampment, Militaria & Vintage stalls, Mr Churchill, General Patton & Monty Visiting the troops, 1940's Vintage Café, Vintage Fashion Show, 1940's Homefront Display, (Indoor & Outdoor), Vintage Craft Fair (Sports Hall 1), British and American Classic Cars.

There will be musical entertainment on the hard standing all weekend provided by "Vintage Rewind Entertainments" topping the bill is the fantastic Katie Mustang, other entertainers will be announced shortly and there will also be FREE dance lessons from Trina and the Backstep Boogie Club.

Following on from last year, we have now moved the Tea Dance into the school, this will be staged, in (Sports Hall 2) on Saturday from 12am - 3pm our tea dance, is hosted by Wendy & Jill with Trina spinning the discs from the Backstep Boogie Club, also Wartime Cinema, entrance is £3 and includes FREE dance lessons.

In the Assembly Hall, we will having 1930's - 1940's Fashion show, with a twist. " A Fashion Off"......Team Utility vs Team Hollywood. Also there will be Homefront Displays, from all periods of the 1940's

Don't forget our popular Victory Swing Ball on Saturday evening 7-30pm. This again will be staged back in the (School Hall 2) entertaining us will be the fantastic "Debonairs Big Band" along with the fabulous Katie Mustang, with Trina from the Backstep Boogie Club, spinning the discs and playing music from the decades plus FREE dance lessons. Tickets, have remained the same price as last year £15.00, only available in advance, including Hot Wartime Supper.

Sunday, "YOU WILL SEE ALL OF THE ABOVE AND MORE", plus the Mayor of Oldham and other Dignitaries, will be hosting a coffee morning with the Normandy Veterans followed by the Military Parade & Convoy, "STARTING AT 12 NOON IN UPPERMILL VILLAGE" led by Oldham Scottish Pipe Band, along with Post War Veterans, Cadets, plus Northenden Pipe Band leading Re-enactors out within the parade. Mr Churchill, will be in the lead vehicle of the Parade, going through the village of Uppermill, then making there way though surrounding areas of Saddleworth, up to the "Carriage House" public house, at Marsden.



Yanks are back in Saddleworth Team, appreciate the contribution of military vehicles from ALL Military & Civilian Groups, along with Military & Civilian Display Groups, and Re-enactors.

Admission Prices

This year price entrance as remained the same, as last year. Adults £5.00; Children up to 16 years £3.00; Veterans FREE and card carrying members of Re-enactor groups FREE. A family ticket is available at £12.00 for 2 adults and 2 under 16's. Don't forget, you will be issued with armbands, you can enter the show as often as you like, during the week-end.

GERMAN RE-ENACTORS:
NO BLACK (SD) ALLGEMEINE SS UNIFORMS WITH RED ARM BAND. RE-ENACTORS WITH WAFFEN SS COMBAT UNIFORMS ARE WELCOME AS LONG AS SS INSIGNIA IS NOT DISPLAYED.



For Further details contact:
Outdoor Trade Stalls contact Paul Smith 07480117685
Indoor Craft Stalls contact Beverly 07891349592
Entertainments contact Katie Mustang 07854079384
Dance ticket enquiries Box Office 07517777837
Steve Walsh Well-i-Hole Farm Camping 07730498952
Military Vehicles contact Paul 07709052501
Re-enactors armbands contact Steve Holt 07958614558
Our man in Saddleworth contact Les 07791659416
TA & Cadets Gary 07949151726 (after 18:00hrs)
General enquiries Paul "Dogtags" 07709052501 or
Mick 07902026188
or e-mail pdt3945@hotmail.co.uk

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UPDATE ON: Donations to our chosen charities, that we have Honoured;

RAF Association
Normandy Veterans Association Chester & Wirral Branch
2200 Air Cadets
Care 4 Casualties
Saddleworth School
Help 4 Homeless Heroes
Armed Forces Bikers
Junior Boys Football Team.
Write up and pictures to follow.



This years chosen charities for 2018 are;

Bury Veterans Association
The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal




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11TH, 12TH, AUGUST 2018
YANKS ARE BACK IN SADDLEWORTH 2018

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