Wartime in the Vale IS BACK

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

Tracked vehicles in the arena: WITV is all about using and enjoying the vehicles BOTTOM RIGHT: Just part of the The Cheswick Green Ukulele Orchestra; they were fantastic!

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.

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