Past Events

  • Photos from Black Country Living Museum July 17, 2017 lowdhamstation” ngg_triggers_display=”never” is_ecommerce_enabled=”1″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   We are now all safely back home, and back into the 21st Century, after a superb weekend. For us, it was a first time, as we are normally at Woodhall Spa this weekend, but we decided to try something new, and are glad we did. BCLM is a fantastic venue for ...
  • Photos from the Severn Valley Railway July 6, 2017 lowdhamstationWe have been sent some magnificent photos from a professional photographer, Phil Lea, who was with us on the second weekend. In case you missed the previous post, we are very grateful to Mr Matthews for shooting this video.  Share this:FacebookMoreTwitterGooglePinterestPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...
  • Air Raid at Severn Valley Railway July 5, 2017 lowdhamstationWe are back from a superb couple of weekends at the Severn Valley Railway, where we ran an air raid n each of the 4 days, each day getting slightly more spectacular than the last. We are very grateful to Mr Matthews for shooting this video.  Share this:FacebookMoreTwitterGooglePinterestPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...
  • More photos from Lanc and Tank May 30, 2017 lowdhamstationI was very kindly sent some lovely photos by Keith Foster of www.Flywheelphotography.net, which he has given permission to use here. Thank you, Keith. Share this:FacebookMoreTwitterGooglePinterestPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...
  • Lanc, Tank and Military Machines 2017 May 29, 2017 lowdhamstationWe have had a lovely weekend at the Lanc, Tank and Military Machines event at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Museum. On Saturday we did a firefighting display using foam (washing up liquid), and on Monday, we did a joint display with the resident firefighting team. On both days, we offered fire engine rides round the airfield, ...
  • Air raid at Quorn Station, 3rd, 4th June 1942 (2017) May 28, 2017 lowdhamstationThe display will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday in Quorn Yard in the space between the Goods Shed and Marquee. Quorn and Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road, LE12 8AG. A lone German bomber attacks a train parked in the siding at Quorn being unloaded. The train has a box van of explosives being unloaded by railway ...
  • Info for Organisers January 15, 2017 lowdhamstationIf you organise a 1940s event, you may like to have a look at our new page, at the bottom of the ‘About Us’ menu, or here: nfs-afs.org.uk/about/info-for-organisers/ I wouldn’t look at the casualty folder of photos just before a meal! Share this:FacebookMoreTwitterGooglePinterestPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...
  • Foam testing December 31, 2016 lowdhamstationJohn and David went down to the farm to try out the foam branches. Armed with a few bottles of Aldi’s finest washing up liquid (about 30p a bottle), we got out the Beresford, connected suction to the test tank, put in some petrol and water, and then noticed a lot of condensation on the ...
  • 1940s Festival at Woodhall Spa July 17, 2016 lowdhamstationBack home from another successful, safe and enjoyable scenario at Woodhall Spa. We took part in the display ‘The Eagle has Landed’ in which German airmen dressed as Polish paratroopers attempted to capture Churchill. A number of our regular ‘Bloody Casualties’ were made up and carried out on stretchers. The whole town was packed, and this made ...
  • Air Raid at Quorn Station, GCR 4th-5th June 2016 – instructions for reenactors May 20, 2016 lowdhamstationThe display will be at 1:10pm on Saturday and Sunday in Quorn Yard in the space between the Goods Shed and Marquee. Quorn and Woodhouse Station, Woodhouse Road,┬áLE12 8AG. The detail of the scenario is here. Please look at the GCR Wartime Weekend website here. We are planning to take the Dodge Mobile Dam as the main vehicle ...

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One Response to Past Events

  1. Dave Hill says:

    I’d like to get in touch with anyone who owns a Commer Superpoise A.F.S Bikini Raft Unit please?
    Can anybody help with this?