PICTURE SPECIAL: Taking a step back in time with fabulous forties event in Haxey

Visitors to the Isle took a step back in time last weekend when a '˜Fabulous Forties' event was held in Haxey.

Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 3:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 6:35 am
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Attractions included Room 21 Big Band, a 1940s themed tea party in the afternoon with entertainment and a dance in the evening with a pie and pea supper and a bar.

During the day there were performances from Take Note and the Notelets, the Quirky Birds, South Axholme Wind Band, vocalist Ross, Georgia Langford and the Ancholme River Jazz Band.

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The heritage society also displayed photos and the family history society had a bookstall.

Haxey Library was open all day especially for the event and there were two NAAFI Cafés.

A vintage fair had clothing, knitting, bags and bric-a-brac; vintage vehicles; the chance to have your hair styled by a vintage hairdresser; and have your photo taken in your glad rags in the camera club photo booth.

Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum ran vintage buses all day between Westwoodside, Haxey and Sandtoft.

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And not only that, there were free dance lessons in quickstep, waltz and foxtrot.

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