The Yorkshire Wartime Experience: All you need to know about the 1940s re-enactment event

Hundreds of living history enthusiasts will descend on West Yorkshire this weekend for the Yorkshire Wartime Experience event.

A battle re-enactment with pyrotechnic displays at the event in 2017
A battle re-enactment with pyrotechnic displays at the event in 2017

The military re-enactment event takes place from July 5-7 from 10am-5pm.

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In fields at Cockleshaw Beck Farm off Hunsworth Lane in the village of Hunsworth, near Birstall.

Over 50 re-enactment groups have been invited to appear

What's on offer?

- Over 500 military vehicles, including Jeeps and tanks with live demonstrations

- Over 50 re-enactment groups with themes including American GIs, British paratroopers and air crew

- Battle re-enactments and pyrotechnic displays

- Stalls selling collectibles, military clothing and equipment

- Airsoft and paintballing firing ranges

- Remote controlled tanks

- Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly-past

- Live bands and singers performing 1940s songs

There are food stalls and a fully licensed bar

How much are tickets?

Entry is £13 for adults and £6 for children aged 3-15. Under threes go free. Senior citizens are charged £10 and military veterans get free admission.

Is there parking?

Free parking is available and there's a public campsite.