Go back in time to 1940 at family festival

PUBLISHED: 11:00 05 June 2015

Sam Mitchell, Liz Speedy, Chris Bound and Sue Horton a previous Dig For Victory launch event.

Sam Mitchell, Liz Speedy, Chris Bound and Sue Horton a previous Dig For Victory launch event.


TAKE a step back in time during a 1940s-themed family festival at North Somerset Showground.

The Dig For Victory Show will take over for a whole weekend.

Last year more than 3,000 people attended the Wrington event and there will be even more on offer at this year’s show.

For motor enthusiasts there will be more than 200 restored vehicles on display.

There will also be music and high-profile speakers and entertainers including well-known BBC presenters and historians James Holland and Sam Willis.

There will also be a number of stalls selling vintage clothing and Poppies Hair Salon will be re-creating the iconic hairstyles of the 1940s for guests.

The Dig For Victory Show will run from June 13-14 and will be open from 10am-5pm each day with a special Victory Dance taking place from 7pm on June 13.

Day tickets, priced £2 for children, £8-9 for adults, or £20 for a family of two adults and two children, or dance tickets, priced £10, are available online via www.digforvictoryshow.com

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