WWII Home Front event

WWII The Home Front – Step Back in Time to 1940s Britain

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The hugely popular Crich Tramway Village WWII Home Front event returns on 11th & 12 August 2018, where you can step back in time to 1940s Home Front Britain. Collect your identity card on entry and experience a real taste of life during the Second World War!

The Village will be transformed to take you back to the WWII era where historic wartime and military vehicles will be on display and on the move amongst the vintage trams from the 1940s period; visitors will able to ride the trams as much as like during their visit.

WWII Home Front event

WWII Home Front event

The Red Lion public house will be serving drinks including cask ales.

Visitors will be entertained with 1940s songs from Jane Darling, Miss Marina Mae, Madeline Brown, Kev Mac and Peter Wayre all day.

There will be daily children’s activities including a ‘Bootcamp’ for those brave enough to face Sergeant Major Marmite!

Jane Darling (left) and Madeline Brown (right)

Visitors are encouraged to dress for the occasion!  Dress in 1940s clothes and receive a reduced admission charge.

General Admission prices on the door are £17 for adults, £13 for seniors (aged 60+), £10 for children (aged 4 – 15 years) and family ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £40. Save 50p on standard priced tickets by booking online at least 24 hours before arrival.

For more information go to: www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/list

To purchase tickets for the WWII Home Front event, standard admission tickets are required. To book online go to www.tramway.co.uk/tickets. Please note 12 month free return tickets do not apply to this event.

Situated near Matlock and only 8 miles from M1 Junction 8.

Crich Tramway Village is open daily from 10.00am – 5.30pm (last admissions 4.00pm) until 2nd September 2018 (Main season). Winter season commences 3rd September 2018. For further information Tel. 01773 854321 or visit:


Crich Tramway Village, Crich, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP