VIDEO: Thousands enjoy wartime fun at Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park is hosting a wartime extravaganza this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9).

Dozens of military vehicles, groups of re-enactors and other attractions are on offer at the park.

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One of the highlights of today’s event was a flypast performed by a Spitfire.

Tomorrow, at 2pm, organisers say a Lancaster bomber will be performing a flypast at 2pm.

Among the attractions today was a tank demonstration and a mini-battle fought out between groups of re-enactors representing Allied and German forces from the Second World War (see our video, which also includes the Spitfire, above).

For more information about the event, visit