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The Group is very active and regularly attends a number of events from military shows to living history displays. We have worked with the Ministry of Defence, English Heritage, Aldershot Military Museum, Firepower Museum, National Army Museum, Royal Armouries, and the Royal Artillery.

We have also been involved in TV and film productions, for example, Atonement, 10 Days to D-Day by 3BM Productions and Battlefield Detectives with Granada TV.

Our calendar is given below - the events shown in blue are where Ack Ack Living History expect to have a display. Pictures from past events are included in our Gallery.

 

2012
February 18th and 19th Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show - Shepton Mallet
March 4 Bournemouth Transport Day - Bournemouth Airport
May 6 Fortress Wales - Margam Park
May 19th and 20th Weston-super-Mare Helicopter Museum - Faulklands Event
June 2nd and 3rd 1940s Wedding, Avon Valley Railway - Bitton, Bristol
June 9th and 10th Watercress Line - Alton, Hampshire
June 23rd to July 1st Severn Valley Railway - Kidderminster
August 11th and 12th Critch Tram Museum 1940s Event
September 1st and 2nd Gloucester History Through the Ages
September 8th and 9th Victory Show
September 15th and 16th Battle of Britain weekend - RAF Hendon
September 15th and 16th Goodwood
October 6th and 7th Hughenden Manor

 

2011

February 19th and 20th

Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show - Shepton Mallet

April 2nd and 3rd

Training weekend - (Members only)

May 7th and 8th

Bluebell Railway - E Sussex

May 15th and 16th

Weston Helicopter Museum - Weston-super-Mare, N E Somerset

June 4th and 5th

Tilly sur Suelle - Normandy, France

August 13th and 14th

Critch Tram Museum

September 3rd and 4th Victory Show - Cosby, Northants
September 17th and 18th Goodwood
October 15th and 16th
Hughenden Manor

 

2010

May 15th

Weston Helicopter Museum - Weston-super-Mare, N E Somerset

July 3rd Severn Valley Railway - Kidderminster, Worcs
September 11th and 12th Battle of Britain Weekend - RAF Hendon
September 18th and 19th
Goodwood

 

2009

February 1st

Militaria 2009 - Stoneleigh Park, Militaria Fair

February 14th, 15th Classic Motorcycle Show - Shepton Mallet
April 5th Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
April, 12th, 13th Fort Nelson - Portsmouth
May 30th, 31st Gloucester Docks
June 4th - 9th
D-Day display - Ver sur Mer, Normandy, France
June 13th, 14th Watercress Line, Hampshire - War on the Line
August 29th - 31st English Heritage - Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wilts
September 12th, 13th Battle of Britain - RAF Hendon
October 17th, 18th N Yorks Moor Railway - Pickering

 

2008

February 2nd, 3rd

Militaria 2008 - Stoneleigh Park, Militaria Fai r

February 15th, 16th Classic Motorcycle Show - Shepton Mallet
March 8th, 9th Tilbury Training weekend (members only)
March 21st - 24th Fort Nelson Royal Armouries- Portsmouth
March 30th Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
April, 19th, 20th Gloucester Town Event - Event Plan
May 3rd, 4th, 5th Route to Victory- Ramsbury, Wiltshire
May 31st, June 1st Chiltern Open Air Museum
June 14th, 15th
Nothe Fort, Weymouth
June 21st, 22nd Watercress Line, Hampshire - 1940s event
June 28th Veterans day - Bristol
July 5th, 6th Fort Nelson
July (dates tbc) Festival of History - Kelmarsh
July 26th, 27th Portsmouth Harbour - Event Plan
August 16th, 17th Rufford Abbey - Event Plan
August 23rd Avon Valley Railway - Bitton, Bristol
September 7th, 8th Victory Show - Whetstone Leicestershire
October 10th, 12th North Yorkshire Wartime Weekend

 

2007

January 28th

Militaria 2006 - Stoneleigh Park, Militaria Fair

February 23rd North Somerset Museum - Weston-super-Mare
March 17th, 18th Aldershot Training Weekend (members only)
April 1st Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
April 7th - 10th Fort Nelson Royal Armouries, Blitz at Portsmouth Display- Portsmouth
May 5th, 6th Living History Event - Rockingham Castle
May 26th, 27th Gunners Farewell to Woolwich
June 2nd, 3rd RAF Hendon, Battle of Britain event
June 3rd Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
June 9th, 10th Nothe Fort - Weymouth
June 9th, 10th RAF Northolt families day
June 22nd to 24th Military Vehicle Trust National Show - Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire
July 1st Bitton Railway 1940s day - Bristol
July 18th - 22nd War and Peace Show - Beltring
July 30th, 31st Blitz of Greenwich Display - Firepower Museum, Woolwich
August 11th, 12th English Heritage Festival of History - Kelmarsh Hall
August, 18th, 19th On the Home Front '39-'45 - Rufford Abbey and Country Park, Nottinghamshire
August 25th - 27th A Military Odyssey- Detling, Kent
August 25th - 27th English Heritage WW2 Event - Old Sarum
September 8th, 9th Swindon and Cricklade Railway Wartime Weekend - Blunsdon, Swindon

 

2006

January 29th

Militaria 2006 - Stoneleigh Park, Militaria Fair

February 16th North Somerset Museum - Weston-super-Mare
March 26th Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
April 14th - 17th Fort Nelson Royal Armouries - Portsmouth
May 20th, 21st Gathering of Eagles, Aldbourne Wilts - Veterans 101st Airbourne
May 28th, 29th Keevil Vintage Flying weekend
May 31st - June 7th Gold Beach Normandy trip
June 4th Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
June 24th, 25th War on the Line, Watercress Steam Railway - Winchester, Hants
June 23rd, 24th, 25th Military Vehicle Trust National Show - Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire
July 19th - 23rd War and Peace Show - Beltring
August 13th, 14th English Heritage Festival of History - Kelmarsh Hall
August 19th, 20th Bristol Industrial Museum 1940s Weekend- Bristol Docks
August 26th - 28th A Military Odyssey- Detling, Kent
September 2nd, 3rd Oxburgh Hall 1940's Weekend
September 9th, 10th Swindon and Cricklade Railway Wartime Weekend - Blunsdon, Swindon
November 4th, 5th Searchlight and Gun Display - London
November 19th Great Malvern Militaria - 3 Counties Show Ground, Militaria Fair
December 9th, 10th Costal Defence Event - Coalhouse Fort, Tilbury (+ AGM for members only)

 

2005

January 30th Militaria 2005 - Stoneleigh Park
February 15th North Somerset Museum - Weston-super-Mare
March 5th - 6th Training Weekend - Tilbury (members only)
March 20th Great Malvern Military Convention - 3 Counties Showground
May 7th V.E.Day Display - Bristol
May 7th V.E. Celebrations Glen Miller Band - Kemble Airfield
May 7th - 9th V.E. Celebrations - Jersey
May 21st Wessex Veterans Day - Longleat
June 5th Garrison Life - Tilbury Fort
June 10th -12th Event Plan WWII Home Front - Hughenden Manor, Bucks
June 10th - 11th Watercress Line - Nr Winchester, Hants
June 24rd - 25th MVT National Show - Kemble Air Field
July 2nd - 3rd V.E. Celebrations - Blackpool
July 4th - 10th V.E. Celebrations - St James Park, London
July 9th Event Plan - Basingstoke War Memorial Gardens
July 16th Event Plan - Colchester Military Festival
July 16 - 18th Fairford - Air Show
July 20th - 24th War and Peace Show - Beltring
August 13th - 14th Aldershot Military Museum - Living History Event
August 13th - 14th Bristol Industrial Museum 40s weekend - Bristol Docks
August 27th - 29th Military Odyssey - Detling
September 10th - 11th Multi Period Event
September 21st - 30th Malta Event
October 1-2 Event Plan WWII Event - Bedford Lakes Country Park, Feltham
November 5th - 6th Training Weekend - Aldershot (members only)

 

2004

January 24th Swinging Blitz Ball- M.V.T. Event. N.A.C. Stoneleigh Park, Nr Coventry, Warks
January 25th Militaria 2004 - N.A.C. Stoneleigh Park
February 16th Garrison Event - WWII
February 17th Home Front - North Somerset Museum
February 29th Glen Miller Centenary Celebrations - Twinwood Airfield, Bedford
April 25th, 26th Training Weekend - Tilbury
May 15th, 16th D-Day - Assembly at Tilbury
May 29th, 30th, 31st Overlord Military Vehicle Show - Five Heads Road, Horndean, Nr Portsmouth
June, 5th, 6th D-Day Event - Normandy
June 19th, 20th Watercress Line
June 19th, 20th Hyland House, Chelmsford
June 26th, 27th Kemble - Severnside M.V.T. Show
July 3rd, 4th Aldershot Show
July 3rd, 4th Chatham Dock
July 10th, 11th Campaign 2004 - WW2 Historical Show, Twinwood Airfield, Bedford
July 24th, 25th Artillery History Event - Tilbury Fort
August 1st Larkhill Open Day
August 14th, 15th Bristol Docks Event - WW2 Display and Dance
August 28th, 29th, 30th A Military Odyssey 2004 - Kent County Showground, Detling, Kent
September 25th, 26th English Heritage WW2 Weekend - Dover
November, 6th, 7th Training Weekend - Aldershot
 
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