Thousands enjoy spectacular Dig For Victory Show

PUBLISHED: 17:04 11 June 2018 | UPDATED: 18:58 11 June 2018

Serving up yummy cakes and tea Kat, Zelah and Kate.

Serving up yummy cakes and tea Kat, Zelah and Kate.

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Thousands of people enjoyed some wartime nostalgia as the Dig For Victory event again entertained huge crowds.

Dig For Victory Show. Pictures: Jeremy Long Dig For Victory Show. Pictures: Jeremy Long

On Saturday and Sunday, the North Somerset Showground in Wraxall was packed to the rafters as people enjoyed all the 1940s-inspired events put on.

Dig For Victory Show. Picture: Jeremy Long. Dig For Victory Show. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Dig For Victory Show. Picture: Jeremy Long Dig For Victory Show. Picture: Jeremy Long

The arena displays once again took centre stage, with military vehicles putting on fantastic demonstrations for onlookers.

Dig For Victory Show. Picture: Jeremy Long Dig For Victory Show. Picture: Jeremy Long

Food and drink stalls – for which no rationing books were needed – proved popular as visitors enjoyed the sunny weekend.

The Dig For Victory Show was full of style on the Saturday night, as a wartime dance saw couples and families dress up in 1940s outfits to enjoy an evening of dancing and live music performances.

Old cars on show. Old cars on show.

Staring down the barrel. Staring down the barrel.

Amber, aged one, from Nailsea. Amber, aged one, from Nailsea.

Amber, aged one, from Nailsea
 at the Dig For Victory Show. Amber, aged one, from Nailsea at the Dig For Victory Show.

Cars on display on Saturday. Cars on display on Saturday.

Embracing summer were George, Dougie and Derek. Embracing summer were George, Dougie and Derek.

Sarah, Charlotte and Sophie from The Marionettes. Sarah, Charlotte and Sophie from The Marionettes.

Serving up yummy cakes and tea Kat, Zelah and Kate. Serving up yummy cakes and tea Kat, Zelah and Kate.

The Marionettes performing. The Marionettes performing.

The crowd enjoying the live music. The crowd enjoying the live music.

One of the demonstrations. One of the demonstrations.

Dig For Victory Show. Dig For Victory Show.

Dig For Victory Show Dig For Victory Show

A big 50 calibre gun at the Dig For Victory Show. A big 50 calibre gun at the Dig For Victory Show.

Dig For Victory Show. Dig For Victory Show.

Dig For Victory Show. Dig For Victory Show.

The Smiths and Helliers famlies enjoying a picnic. The Smiths and Helliers famlies enjoying a picnic.

James Cooper and Max Balber are 1970s cold war eastern block soldiers. James Cooper and Max Balber are 1970s cold war eastern block soldiers.

James Cooper and Max Balber are 1970s cold war eastern block soldiers. James Cooper and Max Balber are 1970s cold war eastern block soldiers.

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