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Yanks are back in Saddleworth
06 August 2016 - 07 August 2016
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 visitors right back to World War Two.
A BBMF flypast has also been applied for and details will be announced as soon as possible.
Military Vehicle Encampment, Militaria & Vintage stalls, Mr Churchill, General Patton & Monty Visiting the troops, 1940's Tea room and Cafe, British and American Classic Cars, WWII 36.7 litre V12 Griffon engine display.
There will be musical entertainment on the field all weekend provided by 'Homefront Entertainments', and topping the bill is Maria Manchester, Jane Francis, Lilli Moore as well as the fantastic duo Perfect Vintage. Other entertainers will be announced shortly and there will also be free dance lessons with the Backstep Boogie Club.
In Uppermill Civic Hall on Saturday from 11am - 4pm, the tea dance will be hosted by Paul & Jenny with Trina spinning the discs from the Backstep Boogie Club. Wartime Cinema, entrance is £3 and includes free dance lessons.
Don't forget the popular Victory Swing Ball on Saturday evening 7:30pm till late at the Civic Hall Uppermill. All floors in the Civic will be open and topping the bill is Sticky Wicket and his swing orchestra along with Trina spinning the discs and playing music from the decades plus free dance lessons downstairs by the Backstep Boogie Club. Tickets £18.00, only available in advance and include a Hot Wartime Supper.
Sunday guests will see most of the above and more plus the Mayor of Oldham will be hosting a coffee morning with the Normandy Veterans followed by the Military Parade & Convoy at 12 noon in Uppermill Village then on through Saddleworth and surrounding areas.
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