After an enforced two-year gap, military vehicle owners, re-enactors and enthusiasts were back at Ashdown Camp inJune. Clare Westbrook was there for CMV
When Ashdown Camp, near Evesham, was established in 2001 by Emma James’ parents, Bob and Shirley, it was only ever intended as a base for the South Midlands Area group of the Military Vehicle Trust. But word spread; the camp grew; more and more wartime buildings, vehicles and artefacts were saved; and Wartime in the Vale (WITV) was born. Since then, it has grown into one of the foremost military vehicle and re-enactment events in the country and it’s been a firm fixture in my diary for many years.