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Salute to the 40s

16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017

One of Britain’s Best Vintage Festivals

16th & 17th September 2017

Become part of our 1940’s Family and be transported back in time for two full days of vintage delight!

Living history, live vintage music, big band performances – The Glenn Miller Orchestra, dancing, re-enactments and variety acts.  Experience life on the Home Front, Air Raid Experiences, climb on board a Second World War Destroyer, Spitfire aircraft display, 1940’s Bombed Out Street, ’40s genuine and replica Traders and an indoor Vintage Fair, Afternoon Teas and traditional British foods across site.

Dress up in 1940’s style and enjoy the entire weekend with us. Not to be missed, an event filled with vintage spirit!

Plus why not join us for this year’s 1940’s Evening Party.

All this in addition to The Historic Dockyard’s usual galleries and attractions, including three historic warships, you will be sure to find out why it is one of Britain’s best!

Online advance ticketing for Salute to the 40s’ 2017 coming soon……


Prices for 2017!

You can take advantage of a discount on your tickets to the Salute to the ’40s 2017 by booking in advance now

  • Holders of 12 month tickets for The Historic Dockyard are not able to purchase tickets on-line as ID will be requested.  Please purchase in advance by telephone or in-person.  Alternatively purchase on the day of your visit and bring your 12 month ticket or receipt with you.  12 month ticket holders may purchase a two day ticket at 2 x their one day ticket price.
  • Group prices are available for groups of 15 or more.  Contact Group Sales on 01634 823815 or via email at:

Purchasing tickets for disabled visitors

  • Visitors registered as ’Disabled’ wishing to obtain tickets for themselves and Carers should contact our Front of House Ticket Team at on 01634 823826


On the day Online/In Advance 12 month ticket holders Two day ticket on Saturday Two day ticket online/in advance Groups
Adult £19.50 £18.00 £12.00 £30.00 £27.50 £15.50
Concession £16.50 £15.00 £11.00 £26.00 £23.50 £14.00
Child £13.50 £12.00 £9.50 £22.00 £20.00 £11.50
Family £54.50 £50.00 £35.50 £82.50 £75.00
Add family child £9.50 £8.50 £8.00 £17.00 £16.50

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