ARP

ARP Warden with stirrup pumpThis page is devoted to the work of the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Service. It will contain historical information, as well as notes about re-enacting those roles, and photos of recent events.

  • Rufford Abbey Air Raid timeline September 26, 2014 Important note for all participants: Briefing at 10:30 in the Turning Circle (Saturday) Start at 2:30 (Both Days) Siren is start of scenario. End of siren is cue for start of V1 approach sound. ARPs look to the sky, and point to the approaching bomb. Try to all look in the same direction! Evacuees Uninjured evacuees come out as directed by ...
  • Particpants Briefings for Woodhall Spa July 8, 2014 ARP and Police Although there are several pages in this briefing, it is not all stuff that you need to know off the top of your head. Some of it is  a check list of uniform and equipment and other parts are for information about the sequence of events in the display. As with last year, if ...
  • Training for ARP and Casualties March 31, 2014 Last Saturday, we had a very good day, originally aimed at ARP, Police, WVS, First Aid and casualties, but in the end, only ARP and casualties, and my wife as WVS, turned up. We started out with a hand pump that could very well have been used by ARP – to give rather more water than ...
  • Training session: Calling all ARP, Police, WVS, Medic and civilian reenactors in the East Midlands February 27, 2014 We (the NFS officers) would like to run another event, much shorter and simpler, aimed solely at ARP wardens, Police, WVS and Casualties, and we are suggesting a Saturday half-day in March. Starting at 12:30 with soup and a roll, and finish around 4pm on Saturday 29th March. Essentially, we are hoping to make the Air ...
  • Training Weekend for Re-enactors 1-2 Feb 2014 November 21, 2013 The NFS and AFS Vehicles Group are organising a training weekend next year. There are several aims behind this – we want to improve the realism and quality of the Air Raid scenarios that we have been doing in the last few years, both in the fire-fighting, and in the Civil Defence and Civilian aspects. ...