Keeping the age of steam alive!

1940’s BOOKING FORM (Re-enactors/Displays) Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September 2020

Join us on a journey back in time at our biggest event of the year, with 40’s music, song and dance plus a whole host of other attractions! Trains hourly 10.45am-4.45pm each day.

If you would like to join us as a re-enactor or have a display you would to to show, please fill in the form below.

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 9999.
  • Please indicate whether you will be “period” camping within your display or utilising “plastic” camping. Please also note that we have very limited public camping space and that electrical hook-ups are not available.
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Please Note

If not sending your application by e-mail please mark your envelope with LWR 1940, confirmation will only be sent by email so please ensure you add your, or an alternate, address.
Please note that whilst best endeavors will be made, we cannot guarantee the size of display area available.
Please download the form HERE

You are reminded that it is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct licensing and insurance to cover the nature of your display. All items brought onto LWR property are at the owners’ risk and are your responsibility at all times.

Please read through and retain a copy of the Guidance and Code of Conduct notes.


Chris Clarke (Lincolnshire Re-enactment Display Group) is acting as the liaison with the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, please contact him for any information or advice.


  • All weapons, including bladed items such as knives or bayonets, must be handled correctly and respectfully in the interest of public safety. Blades should remain sheathed unless being used as part of a practical demonstration.

  • No live ammunition is permitted.

  • No children under the age of 16 are to be permitted to handle weapons without

    adequate supervision.

  • No blank firing will take place without prior consultation and approval, then only in

    designated areas with suitable warnings prior to any discharge.

  • Deactivation certificates must be available upon request.

  • Groups must be in possession of current and valid Public Liability Insurance.

  • Alcohol is not to be consumed within display areas during public opening times.

  • Please ensure that all tentage is contained within your allocated display area and that

    any guy ropes do not present a trip hazard to the general public.

  • Above-ground fire boxes/pits are permitted, provided they remain controlled and fully extinguished when finished. Ensure you have adequate and correct firefighting


  • Fire checks must be conducted around tented and caravan areas especially prior to

    bedding down.

  • No “digging-in” is permitted.

  • Any vehicle movements must be controlled with suitable “banksmen” and guides as


  • All electrical equipment must be fit for use and not overloaded.

  • Generators must be fit for purpose and not overloaded – these must not be used

    during the night, unless they are of the silent (low noise) type.

  • Any fuel must be correctly and safely stored, any refilling must be carried out in a safe

    and controlled manner.

  • Waste – please keep the event fields tidy. Waste bins are provided and are located

    around the site.

  • Mobile toilets have been provided for re-enactors and NOT the general public. They

    will be serviced on the Sunday morning. Please keep them in the condition that you

    would wish to find them in. The public toilet block will be accessible 24 hours.

  • A fresh water tap is located at the rear of “Hagglers Halt”, please ensure this is turned

    off when you have filled any containers.

    First Aid

  • There are LWR volunteers who are trained First Aiders, but we cannot guarantee one in each site area. There are also trained first aiders within the re-enactors attending.

  • An AED is situated on the train (the Guard will issue if and when needed) as well as

    on Ludborough Station, by the platform shop entrance.

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