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Salute To The 40s Returns to Chatham Dockyard This Weekend

September 12, 2016

It’s been a fab year for vintage events and I’ve been to more this year than ever before. With the festival season coming to a close, there is one more big event on my Calendar for September. Salute to the 40s will be coming to Chatham Dockyard next weekend and I absolutely cannot wait to check it out.

_mg_4173The events features music and dancing from a fabulous selection of bands and musicians as well as a host of other 40s themed entertainment. I’m really looking forward to the air raid experience all the other recreations. The event has lots of focus on history with lots of activities for the whole family. I’ll be taking my kids with me as I think they’ll love it too.

img_6941There will also be lots of cars and other vehicles on display. Each day there will be a ‘coming home’ parade of all the vehicles which I’m really looking forward to seeing.

Salute to the '40s, the Historic Dockyard Chatham, 21 September 2013

Of course no vintage event would be complete without a bit of shopping! There will be a great selection of traders, seeing both original vintage and reproduction. I can’t wait to look for some treasures to take home.¬†After all the history and shopping there are plenty of food traders and places to eat on-site.

mjg_9899I will be taking lots of pictures on the day and will share them on here for those of you who can’t make it down.


There is so much going on over the weekend, so if you’re interested in attending you can find all the details of the Historic Dockyard website.

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