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The Saturday and Sunday Programme is here!

The new lay out is live and so is the programme for our performers and arena events, talks, demos and activities like swing dance workshops and lots more! And just because we are so excited about it, here is the site map of where all of the above can be found!

NEW Layout-Dig for Victory Show 2017

The new site map for this years Dig for Victory Show is here! With exactly one week to go, we are so keen we can’t keep the new layout for the show secret anymore. We’ve got some brilliant new areas to the show this year and they are going to be brilliant. Come and see […]

12 things to see and do at the Dig for Victory Show 2017

Can you believe that in just over a week the Dig for Victory Show will be back at the North Somerset Showground? We’ve had a record number of re-enactors and vehicle applications to the show this year as well as booking some absolutely fabulous entertainment! From swing dance to skirmishes, live music to make do […]

How to get that 1940s look!

Happy Monday everyone, Have you been practicing victory rolls all weekend like I have? The wonderful illustrator Lara Lockwood made this poster for the Dig for Victory Show programme a couple of years ago but it’s still a handy guide! If you’ve tried but can’t make your rolls stay up, Poppy’s Hair Salon will be back […]

Dig for Victory Show 2017 – The countdown has begun!

The countdown has begun, It is now less than 5 weeks to go until we open the gates to the number one 1940s family festival in the South West. As always our aim is to bring history alive and the generations together for a weekend of learning, remembrance and fun!Our volunteers have been working tirelessly on […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

The Dig For Victory Show Team wishes you a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.  As a Christmas treat from us to you, here is the brand new highlights video from the 2016 show with some pretty great slow motion shots! We hope to see you at the 2017 show!

Make Do Monday – Christmas Dance

I know it’s only Monday but the week will surely fly by as I remind you all that this Saturday the Dig for Victory Show Christmas Dance is on!It’s time to get the shoe polish out, practice those victory rolls and get ready for a festive and fun filled night with a free beginners dance lesson and […]

Make Do Monday – Knitting in October

At the beginning of October I started working on a scarf and was curious if anyone else had some knitting projects in progress. I’ve had a couple of ladies share their wonderful work, scroll down for inspiration!Lindsay is knitting on this beautiful piece, amazing work and lovely colours!Diana has been very busy knitting squares and making a scarf. […]

Make Do Monday – Knitting

I hope you have all had a wonderful summer! As we are now entering October and I’ve got my knitting needles out from hibernation, I thought it would be nice to inspire each other with some making and mending! I would love to know what is on your needles? Have you recently repurposed something? Are […]

Dig for Victory Show 2016 In Photos

What a fantastic show it was! A huge thank you to everyone that came. There will be more photos on our website in the gallery but until then here are a some pics from the weekend!Walking down the time line…Peace and love!Northern Ireland display. Cate of VintageGal came to enjoy the show and certainly looked the part in her […]