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World War II Weekend Extravaganza at Talacre

Date: 11th July 2019
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Author: Sarah Twist
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Publisher: Darwin Escapes
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Park: Talacre Beach Resort
Local Area

Head to Talacre beach on 27th & 28th July for a fantastic weekend of World War II nostalgia along the North Wales coastline

Talacre village will be steeped in 1940’s nostalgia on 27th and 28th July, as the community centre will be putting on an event to help showcase what a key role this sleepy, seaside village in North Wales had to play during the Second World War.

Whether you’re a holiday guest or an owner with us here at Talacre Beach Resort, you are sure to have a fabulous time at the weekend long event, which will only be a 10 minute walk from your holiday home.


Talacre World War II Event

The World War II weekend event is part of the 2019 Now & Then exhibition, which is held at the Talacre Community Centre and is full of interesting facts about the local area from over the decades.

As the largest event of the year the World War II Event will be along the beach and throughout the village and is sure to be a huge hit with all ages. You will be able to learn all about the Spitfire target practice that took place along the beach, the fascinating Norcan pillboxes which are still there and you can find out what it was like growing up in the huts in the sand dunes.

The whole family will delight in the various displays on offer, including the static Spitfire display, the Merlin engine and Spitfire cockpit displays, as well as a range of other military vehicles and displays to enjoy. You’ll love the show from the re-enactors who are there to help showcase what Talacre was really like in the 1940’s.

The weekend extravaganza is sure to be a fabulous time for all ages!


Now & Then Exhibition

Photo from Talacre Community Centre Facebook Page

Over 2019 the Talacre Community Centre have been showcasing their Now & Then exhibition, which displays pictures, letters and other materials to show the interesting and varied history of the Talacre village.

The exhibition was awarded various grants, including a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help bring the village’s unique history to life. Talacre beach was used as an area for Spitfire target practice during World War II, but it was also a place that many people were evacuated to in order to escape the bombing from Liverpool. Some evacuees elected to stay in Talacre, or kept their huts on the dunes as summer homes, which was the start of a long and successful holiday home owners history for the village.

Learn more about the Now & Then exhibition in our blog post here.


Ownership at Talacre Beach Resort

As an owner at our 5 star location, Talacre Beach Resort, you can take full advantage of all the local area events, but still easily relax away from the hustle and bustle in your home away from home.

We offer a wide range of holiday homes and lodges for sale at Talacre Beach Resort. We will have the ideal home away from home to suit all needs and budgets, our professional Sales Advisors can introduce you to an independent financial advisors who will be able to help you spread the cost too. So owning your dream holiday home in North Wales could be much closer than you think.

Our friendly community of owners have unlimited access to our fantastic 5 star facilities, which includes an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room and spa pool. As well as a newly refurbished Bistro Restaurant & Bar, where you can enjoy delicious meals and refreshing drinks. The whole family will love the arcade games and pool table room, as well as the day and evening entertainment programmes provided by Charlie Bear and his talented team of Rangers.

There is always something to do at Talacre Beach Resort, whether that’s getting stuck in with the activities on offer, relaxing in your home away from home or exploring the local area.

To find out more information about ownership at Talacre Beach Resort, call our dedicated team on 01745 858010 or talk an advisor via our Live Chat service

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