Great War Society Events - WW1 Reenactors

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Date: Saturday 14th May 2005

Albuhera / Training

A training weekend for Middlesex, but also the Middlesex regimental dinner celebrating that regiments most famous battle honour.

Date: Saturday 21st May 2005

Beamish Empire Day

Beamish is an Edwardian architectural and vehicular paradise featuring a local market town and a mining village transplanted into hundreds of acres of beautiful northern countryside served by vintage cars, buses, trams and trains of every shape and size imaginable. This weekend will see a small section of Queen Victoria's soldiers celebrating British Empire Day and preparing to deal with the Queens enemies in South Africa.


Date: Saturday 11th June 2005


11/12th June - Set in the beautiful mining village described above the soldiers of King George V set up a recruiting camp in the years running up to the Great War 1914 - 1918. Step up and take the Kings shilling. Your country needs YOU!


Date: Friday 1st July 2005

Bradford Pals

The GWS will provide a Mayoral escort and a guard of honour at a service to commemorate the sacrifice of Bradford's soldiers, particularly those in the 'Pals' battalions during the Great War. This will be held at the City Hall and nearby Centenary Square in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire, on the morning of July 1st, the 89th anniversary of the 'Pals' going 'over the top' on the opening day of the battle of the Somme, 1916.

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Date: Friday 15th July 2005

Blenheim Palace

15/16/17 July An event of massive proportions with living history groups of every major historic period plus the regular army putting on arena displays in the grounds of the country seat of Winston Churchill not to mention Lord Randolf his father and his effervescent mother Jenny Jerome.


Date: Wednesday 20th July 2005

Beltring. War & Peace Show

20/21/22/23/24 July The largest military vehicle show and militaria fair in Europe. What more can one say. The Great War Society will set up a living history camp.


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