The War and Peace Revival

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The Old Rectory 45 Sandwich Road Ash

Join us from 22-26 July 2015 as we commemorate the 75th anniversaries of the Dunkirk Evacuation and the incredible Battle of Britain. We're also recognising the 200th anniversary of the Gurkha service to the Crown, the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2 and continuing to recognise with centenary of WW1. Featuring military and civilian re-enactors, living history, battle re-enactments, arena events, military vehicles, vintage entertainment, book signings, shopping, funfair and models it’s a great family day out! The Vintage Village features civilian displays from the 1930s -1960s including Home Front, Land Army, classic cars, vintage fashion shows, makeovers and much more. Live music day and night gives a real festival feel to the world’s biggest military vehicle event.

Further information

Opening Hours:

9:00 - 18:00


Gate pricesAdult 17–64 £19.50 Child 5-16 (under 5s free) £17.50 OAP (65+) £17.50 Military personnel - currently serving - ID must be shown (gate only) £17.50 Veterans with MoD issued Veterans' Badge - must be shown and worn £17.50 Family (2+2) £65.00 Single parent (1+3) £62.00 WW2 veterans (pre-booked only) Free Group booking rates available. Book online or over the phone Special offers! 20% discount if booked by 12 April 2015 10% discount if booked by 17 July 2015

Travel directions:

By road: Folkestone Racecourse is just a couple of minutes off Junction 11 of the M20 By train: Mainline Westenhanger station is immediately next door with direct access from London stations. The High Speed train will stop just for The War and Peace Revival on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 July, making journeys even quicker! By sea: For those travelling from the continent, the Channel Tunnel terminus is 5 minutes away and Dover ferry port about 15-minute drive.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • High chairs in café/restaurant
  • Conference facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Meeting room available
  • Studio/working space available
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Cafeteria
  • Dogs welcome
  • Licensed bar
  • Lecture theatre
  • Parking for coaches
  • Picnic area
  • Public car park
  • Refreshments
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Facilities information:

Wheelchair and mobility scooter hire available from: Baby change facilities Ex-military safari truck (wheelchair/less mobile accessible) tours around site on hop-on hop-off basis for £1 donation per day to Port Lympne Wild Animal Foundation.


  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Information point provided
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available

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