SOUTHERN at WAR
SATURDAY 13th & SUNDAY 14th MAY 2006
World War II
Mock Gun Battles
Ensa Concert Shows
Naafi and Military Vehicles
Intensive Steam Train Service
Victory Belle Pullman
Special Friday evening dining train
Plus much more from the dark and difficult days of World War II
Events taking place
At Sheffield Park:
At Horsted Keynes each day:
- Our wartime 'Yankie' Tank Locomotive No. WD1959
- Afternoon Band Concerts, from 2pm:
Saturday: Perdido Players
Sunday: The Bluebell Railway Band
- Military vehicles
- Wish Me Luck Concerts - 11am, 1pm, 2.45pm (30 minutes)
- Mock Gun Battle (very loud) - 2.30pm to 2.45pm
- The Robins Concert Party Show - 12 noon, 1.45pm, 3.30pm (30 minutes)
- War-time Cinema Coach (open 11.30am - 3.30pm)
At Kingscote - see various displays, including:
- Daisy Mae's Nursing display
- Home Front display of wartime food
- Signals Post in station forecourt
- Children's Quizzes
Intensive steam train service
'Victory Belle Pullman'
Friday 12th May
Upon arrival for this special evening dining train, guests will receive a complementary glass of wine from a NAAFI Van at Sheffield Park.
There will be a Concert Party show at Horsted Keynes after the meal
Guests may wish to dress in wartime costume to complete the scene, with a prize for the best dressed couple.
Victory Belle Pullman Menu
Velouté of Peas with Ham Hock & Parsley Dumplings
(Pea and Ham Soup)
Seared Tuna with a Mango & Corriander Salsa
(Whale Meat Again)
Poached Fillet of Beef with a Chicken & Wild Mushroom
with Thyme Roasted Carrots
(Boiled Beef & Carrots)
Pineapple Upsidedown Cake
(Private Godfrey's Sister Dolly's recipe)
Coffee and Mints
Pre-booking for the Pullman train is essential.
For more information, please contact our customer services team, tel: 01825 720800 or by e-mail.
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Page updated 28 April 2006 by Richard Salmon.
Photos from 2003, 2004 and 2005 event with thanks to Paul Pettitt, Nick Beck and Jon Bowers.
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