Your guide to the Battles for Victory 2018 weekend in Ramsgate

Photo Martin Cook

The second Battles for Victory weekend opens in Ramsgate this coming weekend (July 14-15).

The living history event marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. 

There will be stage and arena events; military vehicles; vintage stalls and vehicles; miniature steam engine;  re-enactor campsites; real ale bar; NAAFI wagon; barbecue and refreshments and a vintage fun fair.

Photo Martin Cook


July 14-15, 10am to 5pm


Ellington Park, Ramsgate


£3 per day entry on the gate

(Pre-booked tickets sold out)


Photo Martin Cook

July 14

Iain Dawson – War time ‘spiv’ compere

Air Raid Jive

George Formby Experience

Tom Carradine – Cockney knees up

Drum Head Service – Featuring Birchington Silver Band and the Thanet Male Voice Choir.

Keep the Home Fires Burning – Centenary Commemoration in music and song of The Great War using songs of the era and recalling the great entertainers who sang them

Scott Elvis – Rock n Roll

July 15

Photo Martin Cook

Iain Dawson – War time ‘spiv’ compere

The Knightingales Vintage Trio – Songs from the 1940s to modern classics with a vintage twist!

Adam Hoffman – 1940s/50s swing music

In With Flynn – Rat Pack

Devils Cut Combo – 50’s RnB, Rockin’ Blues and Boogie Woogie.

Miss Holiday Swing

All weekend

Stalls, Bar, NAAFI wagon, re-enactors campsite, vintage and military vehicles

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