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Event Forties Festival of Food & Fun, Conwy
TBA; Colwyn Bay, Conwy

2016 marks the fifth anniversary of the Colwyn Bay 40s Festival, and it promises to be even bigger and better than ever before in order to celebrate the occasion. As always, the festival will be celebrating the wartime spirit of 1940s Britain, and as such will see a variety of ‘40s style music and entertainment.

In recent years the festival has seen the Llandudno Swing Band, Lilli de Carlo, and tributes based on everyone from George Formby and Vera Lyn to Winston Churchill and Field Marshal Montgomery.

The Ballroom Blitz Dance is once again the highlight of the weekend, a ‘40s dance held on the Saturday evening that’s sure to delight all comers. Dress up in your ‘40s finery and enjoy the music!

Apart from the music and the dancing, there are a number of other attractions, such as local food and produce stands, weapons displays, demonstrations, vehicles and a replica plane, and even a full on battle re-enactment. It is a truly fabulous event that is a real treat.

Image by Kerry Roberts


The Colwyn Bar Fourties Festival is hosted in Colwyn Bay Town Centre.

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