1940's WEEKEND


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22nd-23rd SEPTEMBER 2018

Paper slip

This is a family-friendly event and

so is open to all men, women

and children. There is no dress

code but we would love

to see as many of you as

possible in 1940's costume.


There will be various traders

and stalls at the event if you

need help with your outfit.

Crowle and Ealand 1940s weekend


Get the most from your visit with our handy guide and 'inside information'




Make sure you find your way.

Crowle and Ealand 1940s

Getting lost is not an option. Crowle is an easy place to find when you know how!

Follow the A161 which leads you right to the

village. If travelling on the motorway, head to the M180 and come off at Junction 2.


Alternatively there is a train station in Crowle which has direct transport links to Doncaster, Scunthorpe and Sheffield.

1940s directions

If travelling by train or bus, there is a park and ride facility available that transports between the villages of Crowle and Ealand on a regular basis for the weekend.

For those who embrace modern technology, simply pop Wharf Rd, Crowle DN17 4JS into your satnav to find your way here.


Get yourself a parking space.

1940s vintage vehicle show

When travelling by automobile it is essential that you find a safe place to park.

There are various areas across the villages where such a thing can be done. However, we strongly advise you follow our 'park and ride' signs and leave your car at the 7 Lakes venue. You will then be able to use our free transport system to travel across the event.


Be prepared to rest.

weekend 1940s break

With all that fun comes the certainty that your body may require some rest and recuperation. Fear not. The village has a range of facilities to meet your need.


From pubs and churches to

overnight accomodation.

Please click here to plan your pitstop.


Explore the associated venues.

indoor and outdoor 1940s event

There are a wide variety of events that take place in

numerous venues across

the villages throughout

the weekend. Be sure not

to miss where the fun is

happening by checking our schedule. Events are happening both indoors and outdoors it is advised that you check the weather and pack for all eventualities.  More information about each venue can be found by clicking here.


Don't leave anyone behind.  


family 1940s event


Some of our events are entirely free to enjoy. Please see the schedule for more information.


However, to enter the 7 Lakes venue the cost is as follows:


Adults £5 per day


Children & Concessions £3 per day


Under 5's Free


Family of 4 £15 per day


Veterans with valid ID Free


Anyone dressed in appropriate 1940's attire will gain FREE ENTRY

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the opening times?

The gates open at the 7 Lakes venue on the Saturday at 10am and close at 5pm. However, there are a number of events running right through until 9pm at other venues. Please check the event programme for more details. On the Sunday, gates again open at 10am and close at 5pm.


Can we bring our own food?

You are welcome to bring your own picnic. There are various public seating benches throughout the villages. However, there are many eating outlets at the event including various places in the area to grab a bite to eat or drink.


How much is parking?

We recommend parking for free at the 7 Lakes and using the park and ride facility. There is no cost for this. There are other car parks in the area however some of these have a time limit and may be busy.


Can we bring our dog?

Yes. Dogs are welcome on a lead in the outdoor areas. Please note that certain venues may not allow a dog, please check with the individual venue.


Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available to buy on the day from the 7 Lakes ticket booths at the entrance.


Can I get cash out at the event?

There are 3 cash machines in the centre of Crowle. These are located at Tesco's, The Co-Op and McColl's in the market place. There is no cash machine at the 7 Lakes venue.


What is a family ticket?

A family ticket covers the entry price for 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 16)


If your question is not on here please contact us



For the safety of the general public, stall holders and all others attending this event, we reserve the right to refuse entry/eject any person engaged in, or likely to engage in, any anti-social behaviour.


For security reasons we may ask to search bags or rucksacks. Please do not be offended.


Thank you for your co-operation.