Lincoln Rocks

IBCC Salute to the 40s Weekend


Next dates

    1. 10:00 - 16:00
    1. 10:00 - 16:00

Salute to the 40s Weekend at International Bomber Command Centre

  • Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August 2024
  • 10am - 4pm
  • Free, no need to book

Join us for our annual Salute to the 40’s weekend at the IBCC, 10th – 11th August. It gets bigger and better every year! Join us for our annual Salute to the 40s weekend at the IBCC this Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August from 10am-4pm. There is so much to see and do for the whole family: 40s entertainment, great food, vintage market stalls, free children’s activities and 1940s style village fete games. With re-enactors and vintage vehicles too, it’s a weekend not to miss! 


Free. No need to book; £3.00 parking charge still applies. 

Further information....

Why not make the most of the weekend with one or more of our special events?

  • Friday 9th August – BBQ with Johnny Victory
  • Saturday 10th August – Blackout Blitz Ball with Kalamazoo
  • Sunday 11th August – 1940’s Vintage Afternoon Tea and Dance with ENSA performer, Samantha

To book any of these events please see our website: Salute to the 40's Weekend - International Bomber Command Centre ( 


  • You can visit our fantastic café which offers a locally sourced selection of tempting treats for breakfast, lunch or just a quick coffee and cake. 
  • Ration Packs Lunches and Children’s Menu are available. 
  • On Saturdays, kids' meals are just £1.00 with every adult meal purchased. 
  • High chairs available in the café. 


  • Easy access for pushchairs and wheelchairs around the exhibition grounds.
  • Changing places toilet.


  • Large car park.
  • Parking £3.00 per car per day.


Assistance dogs are welcome and can accompany visitors throughout all areas of the site. Other dogs are welcomed within the gardens and the atrium.  Please keep dogs on short leads at all times.

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