It is hoped that many shops will be taking part helping to turn Eye back to the 1940's. It is also planned for part of Eye to be closed to traffic (Broad Street - 12 noon to 6pm) except wartime and 1940's vehicles involved with the weekend.
Saturday 8th August from 5pm until 7pm John Davison will be in the Eye Arts Centre (The Bank Arts and Community Centre, 2, Castle Street, Eye) doing his talk on American music influencing Great Britain during WWII. The event is free to attend but donations are very welcome.
Saturday 8th August at 7.30pm : Evening Swing Dance with the Skyliner Swing Band, a nine piece band and a true 1940's experience at the Town Hall, Eye.
Licensed Bar. Tickets £12.50 Box Office (09:00 - 17:00 Mon-Fri) : 07831 568330 / 01379 871577 or email email@example.com
Tickets now on sale and pre-booking advised !!
Or, you may prefer :
Chilli over Tokyo : Saturday 8th August at 8pm - Eye Community Centre, Eye :
Wartime film night including cartoons and Pathe News with a screening of the classic 30 seconds over Tokyo, starring Spencer Tracy.
Free entry but donations welcome.
Menu for the Queen's Head for the weekend :
Photos from the day (link)Website for the 490th Bomb Group Memorial Project (link)
Operation Cadillac (link)