Summer Events

Salute To The 40’s Weekend

Aug 10
10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

Join IBCC for their annual Salute to the 40’s weekend at the IBCC, 10th – 11th August. It gets bigger and better every year!

Come along and enjoy tea and cake on vintage crockery in the Marquee while listening to a wide variety of 40’s entertainment. Stroll around the grounds and chat to all the Re-enactors or treat yourself to something stylish and vintage from one of the many trade stands. Vehicle enthusiasts will be wowed by the selection of 1940s cars and military vehicles. With talks on bomb disposal and Mission briefings there really is something for everyone!

Back for 2024

On Saturday 10th, join the team for a fabulous free Glen Miller concert with Kal’s Kats, from 2.00.

Entry is Free (Parking charges apply which can be paid for at reception on arrival)
The staff & volunteers at the IBCC are ready to welcome you for a fabulous weekend of 40’s Fun!
The Exhibition will be open each day.

The Hub Café & IBCC Gift Shop will be open throughout the weekend.
The Learning Team will be here from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 10th August and Sunday 11th August. They will running free children’s activities ensuring the whole family can join in the fun.

Why not make the most of the weekend with one or more of the 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 click here


IBCC have expanded the Wild Camping and Motorhome area, if you would like to stay one or more nights tickets are available here.
The Hub Café team will be delighted to welcome your for early breakfasts each morning (from 08.30) and these can be pre-booked here

  • Cafe / Tea RoomCafe / Tea Room
  • Guided ToursGuided Tours
  • ParkingParking
  • AccessibleAccessible
  • ToiletsToilets
  • Baby FacilitiesBaby Facilities
  • Gift ShopGift Shop
  • Groups WelcomeGroups Welcome
  • Coach ParkingCoach Parking
  • Dog FriendlyDog Friendly
  • Electric car charging pointElectric car charging point

opening times

Saturday 10th August - Sunday 11th August

entry & prices

International Bomber Command Centre

Canwick Avenue



More About The Venue

International Bomber Command Centre

The International Bomber Command Centre is a space for recognition, remembrance, reflection and education about the Bomber Command Unit.