Expired1940s Weekend at Tutbury Castle

Tutbury Bookings

1940s Weekend at Tutbury Castle

Sunday 30th and Monday 31st May 2021

11am – 4pm (last admission by 3pm)


£5.00 adults

£3.50 concessions (6 – 12 years & OAPs)

Children 5 and under free!


This promises to be a fantastic day filled with nostalgia and British spirit! Re-enactors dressed in 1940’s uniforms and civilian dress. British, American, German and Russian soldiers will create displays, show armaments and stage battle re-enactments.

Military vehicles will bring the war times to life and fantastic 1940’s music will keep your feet tapping throughout the day and the home fires burning. Living history groups will demonstrate how life was during the war years. Stallholders will be selling civilian and military memorabilia.

A great day out for all the family!


Activities include:

1940s Wartime and Homefront camps


History tours

Children’s treasure hunt


Our tearoom serving a range of hot and cold food throughout the day!


Please note, this event is based on our annual 1940s event, however due to government restrictions and Covid-19 this is a scaled down version and may not include as many activities as previous years. We intend to make this event fun as possible and will be working hard to ensure that you and your family will be as thrilled as previous years!


Due to social distancing measures, we have a lower limit on tickets than usual, and tickets MUST be purchased in advance of this event. We also ask that social distancing is adhered to and unfortunately, if you do not cooperate with the social distancing rules will we remain the right to ask you leave the premises without any refund.

Please note, you will not be able to book or reserve a table for this event. Our bar evening opens at 4pm if you would like to book a table!

Tickets must be booked in advance and tickets for this event are non-refundable.

  • Sunday 30th May
    May 30, 2021
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Monday 31st May
    May 31, 2021
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm