Whitby War Weekend

August 27, 2022 – August 29, 2022 all-day
Next to Whitby Abbey
Abbey Ln
Whitby YO22 4JT


Let us take you back through the ages and experience the conflicts and sacrifices of war.Featuring re-enactments portraying the clashing swords of the Vikings, the musket shots and bugles of the American Civil War, the political issues of the Spanish Civil War, WW2 which was one of the largest and bloodiest battles in human history and finally culminating with the Vietnam War. 

Join our action-packed days incorporating battles in two arenas, living history displays exhibiting both genuine and replica equipment; weapons, military vehicles, uniforms etc.Visit specialist and general trade stands, see firing displays, sword fighting, axe throwing and experience the thrill of a ride in an armoured tank.The event will also feature singers showcasing music throughout the ages (they will also be performing in the evenings for those staying onsite), various catering outlets to suit all the family and a licensed bar with stage for live performances.This truly is a festival of commemoration and an opportunity for the whole family to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of history.


Battle Re-enactments, Living History Displays, Northern World War 2 Association, The American Civil War Society, 8th Ohio company E dismounted cavalry, 24th Virginia company A, La Columna (Spanish Civil War), 101st Airborne Division (The Screaming Eagles), 82nd Airborne Division plus unit medics, WW2 command post, Knights of Monymusk, Wuffa Viking, The kraken re-enactment, Tank Rides, Military Vehicles, Period/Civilian Vehicles
Public Camping from Wednesday until Tuesday

Other Attractions include Axe Throwing, Archery, Trade Stands, Militaria, Antiques and Collectables

Gates Open 10-5pm

Early Bird Ticket Prices (available until 10 days prior to the event):

Adults £8
Over 65s £7
Under 16s £4
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket A (2 adults + up to 2 under 16s) £20

Family Ticket B (2 adults + up to 3 under 16s) £20

Ticket Prices (available from 10 days prior to the event and on the day):

Adults £10
Over 65s £8
Under 16s £5
Under 5s FREE
Family Ticket A (2 adults + up to 2 under 16s) £25
Family Ticket B (2 adults + up to 3 under 16s) £25

Please note at some of our shows tickets are checked and/or sold when you arrive at the venue whilst still in your car (prior to parking).  Therefore can you either have your tickets or payment method ready when you arrive at the venue.