Preparation has begun for the annual 1940s weekend in Lincoln, which will span across two locations in the city.
Lincoln BIG has announced a “double bill” of period events with a 1940s market on The Strait on Saturday, August 20, and Lincoln 1940s Day on the Brayford Waterfront on Sunday, August 21.
The two-day event will begin with the Saturday market, which will run from 10am to 5pm.
People are invited to enjoy a blend of the city’s traditional Fete on The Strait and the Lincoln Artists’ Market, with a barbecue and live music throughout the day.
Leeds-based singing group Scarlet Rain will be entertaining for an hour at the foot of Steep Hill and performing again in Castle Hill.
On the Sunday, everyone is invited to the city’s Brayford Waterfront, where there will be something for all the family.
Browsers and buyers can go bargain-hunting for memorabilia, arts and crafts and vintage clothing.
Vintage military vehicles, also known as “soft skins”, will also be on display.
There will also be a special flypast over the Brayford by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire at 2.35pm.
People are encouraged to wear 1940s-style dresses, military wear and accessories and do their hair in the style of the day.
Lincoln BIG will also be having a competition for the best fancy dress in a number of categories, which will be judged at 2pm.
Lincoln BIG Events & Promotions Manager Michael Armstrong said: “We’ve lined-up some great live entertainment, with songs from Lancashire Belle and Marlaine Rube and people will be able to join-in with period dancing with The 40’s Homefront.”