Record crowds are expected at Woodhall’s 40s Festival

Don't miss Woodhall Spa 1940s Festival
Don't miss Woodhall Spa 1940s Festival

Organisers of Woodhall Spa’s annual 40s Festival are hoping for record crowds after promising this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever.

The festival is one of Woodhall Spa’s major events and attracts people from all over the country - providing a boost for local businesses.

The 2014 Festival is on the weekend of July 19 and 20.

There will be a glittering array of guests including open air concerts featuring the always popular Lola Lamour and Katie Mustang.

Other concerts include performances by Brandyn Shaw, Heather Marie. Sara Jane and Miss Jane Francis.

The Blitz Dancers and the Major Swing will also be performing.

There will be living history displays and wartime vehicles will be on show.

As well as all the usual attractions, this year also features re-enactments of a Blitz bombing rescue and a Winston Churchill speech.

There will also be a guided tour of Wartime Woodhall and double decker bus trips to the nearby Thorpe Camp Visitors Centre.

To help commemorate the First World War, the Lincolnshirwe Yeamonary will be displaying.

Events will be staged at various locations including Jubilee Park, Royal Square, The Mall, the Petwood Hotel, the Golf Hotel and the Cottage Museum.

A spokesman said: “There’s lots to see and do for the whole family. ”

Many visitors add to the atmosphere and spirit of the event by dressing in 1940s costomes.

With the exception of couple of ticket only events in the evening, admission to all other attractions is free.