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Join us to commemorate both VE & VJ Day in our 1940s themed weekend.

Usual admission fees apply. Discover more about VJ Day and nurses during World War II in fascinating displays. Enjoy seeing Classic World War II vehicles in the Carriage Circle and relax in the grounds listening to 1940s music as you sip a drink from Schoonersbar, have a picninc and test your luck on our Covid friendly tombola.

Why not dress up for occasion – our staff and volunteers will be! (Allied costumes only)

Please be aware that for your safety this is a small scale event, with carefully selected quality stalls and displays. We’re still sure that you’ll have a wonderful day enjoying the relaxed atmosphere, open spaces and of course seeing the Castle itself.

On Display this weekend:

Saturday 15th August & Sunday 16th August

Remember the Fallen – Discover the life of nurses during World War Two
Learn more about Victory over Japan Day
Forever Forties – Enjoy looking at upto 7 classic cars in the Carriage Circle on Saturday and 3 Cars and 2 dispatch motorcycles on Sunday.

Test your luck/ in a traditional (now Covid friendly) Tombola
Browse garden crafts and plants from Hartlebury Gardeners
Dragon Wood Crafting – Find beautiful wooden gifts and upcycled items
Buy a Horseshoe decoration craft pack to take home

Food & Drink
Schoonersbar – Relax with a drink, including craft beers, from Schooners pop up bar
Drinks & Cake stand
Bennets Ice Cream tubs
Unfortunately our cafe remains closed at this time, so please bring a picnic with you to enjoy in the Carriage Circle.

Plus on Sunday 16th August: Fran & Martin Collins – See a wonderful model of a US Hospital

Costs & Booking

Usual admission fees apply. Click here to see our entry fees.

To ensure we can hold this event safely, you must pre-book your arrival time.

One ticket is required per person.

Payment will be taken upon arrival to the Castle. Please present your booking receipt at reception.

If you do not arrive within your pre-booked arrival time, you may be refused entry. Places are limited per time slot.

Image courtesy of Impact Aerial Ltd


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