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Join Bridlington Old Town for their summer festival, the Yorkshire coast’s only 1940s festival.

There will be entertainment throughout the afternoon, in the Priory and across Old Town, the Dad’s Army film location, including live music from hand picked favourites the George Formby Experience and Lola Lamour, plus other exciting acts:

1940s Entertainers

Lola Lamour
The George Formby Experience
Madeline Brown
Miss Marina Mae
Jessa Liversidge
Chris Myers
The Julie Hatton Dancers
The Yorkshire Corps of Drums
Beverley Strummers Ukulele Orchestra
Hunmanby Silver Band
Coastal Voices

Dancing With Murray Rose & Jeep At Gordon Corner.

Other Entertainment

Makara Morris
Professor Dan Punch & Judy
Coles Funfair
Bayle Museum
1940s Theme Fun Dog Show

Special Event Features

Lancaster Bomber Cockpit Display
Hawker Hurricane Flyover
10.30am parade, opened by Walmington On Sea Town Crier (Dads Army Movie) David Hinde.
‘Captain Mainwaring’ Tom Roberts
‘Churchill’ Robert Burns

Other entertainment includes: a wide range of vehicles, military & civilian display as well as reenactments from the Pontefract and Haworth home guards, a German parachute bomb display, a beautiful 1940s wedding dress exhibition and a wartime childhood memories talk.

You can find the full lineup here.



Event Type

  • Family Friendly


All ages


Church Green
East Yorkshire
Y016 7JX
01262 672221


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Venue Access

  • Assistance Dogs
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-4pm (May-October)
Tuesday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-4pm (May-October)
Wednesday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-4pm (May-October)
Thursday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-4pm (May-October)
Friday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-4pm (May-October)
Saturday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-12pm (May-October)
Sunday 10am-12pm (November-April) 10am-2pm (May-October)

Creative Credits

Bridlington Old Town Association