Haworth 1940s Weekend
Photos of the Fun


Here are some photos taken during the Haworth 1940s Weekend in May 2007. Scroll down for more. Click on an image to see a larger version (a new window will open)



Friendly welcome by the US Forces at Haworth Military inspection by the Royal Navy?
Friendly welcome by the US Forces at Haworth

Military inspection by the Royal Navy?

Early fairground merry-go-round is popular with the younger visitors Rolls Royce and chauffeur wait for the Queen and Sir Winston to emerge from The Old White Lion
Early fairground merry-go-round is popular with the younger visitors

Rolls Royce and chauffeur wait for the Queen and Sir Winston to emerge from The Old White Lion

Haworth is popular with visitors all year round - but over the 1940s weekend the streets are heaving with people enjoying themselves The 1940s weekend is popular with visitors of all ages!
Haworth is popular with visitors all year round - but over the 1940s weekend the streets are heaving with people enjoying themselves

The 1940s weekend is popular with visitors of all ages!

Main Street thronged with visitors Colourful tulips around the doorway of a Main Street cottage - home for more than seventy one years to a delightful lady
Main Street thronged with visitors

Colourful tulips around the doorway of a Main Street cottage - home for more than seventy one years to a delightful lady


An escort of US paratroopers for the latest batch of evacuees

Evacuees, colourful in their school uniforms, parade up Main Street with a military escort
An escort of US paratroopers for the latest batch of evacuees

Evacuees, colourful in their school uniforms, parade up Main Street with a military escort

Chance to show off your pride and joy - be it an immaculate Jeep or two cuddly pets! Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Hitler ...
Chance to show off your pride and joy - be it an immaculate Jeep or two cuddly pets!

Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Hitler ...

Pause for a coffee at Cafe Rene? Colourful and tuneful parade of the Bradford Pipe Band
Pause for a coffee at Cafe Rene?

Colourful and tuneful parade of the Bradford Pipe Band

Friendly discussions between the various branches of the Armed Forces The Yanks - over-paid, over-sexed and ...
Friendly discussions between the various branches of the Armed Forces

The Yanks - over-paid, over-sexed and ...

Always well prepared in Haworth Where to now? ...
Always well prepared in Haworth

Where to now? ...



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