Friends of The Canal Museum

Our 12th Village at War Weekend a resounding success...

To see reports, photos and videos from previous years please visit our VAW2018, VAW2017, VAW2016 pages.

Thank You to...


Inland Waterways Association - Northampton Branch

Milton Malsor Scouts

Collingtree Scouts

Stoke Bruerne Canal Partnership - Adoption Group

Spice of Bruerne

Children of Stoke Bruerne Primary School

Stoke Bruerne Cricket Club

Jim Tarry

Jo Davis

Alison & Bernard Jones

Pat & Luke Stimson

St. Mary-the-Virgin Church

Wellingborough Sea Scouts

Stoke Bruerne Village Hall

Chris & Diane Whitby and Family


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Richard West "Another wonderful Village at War. Trouble is there is so much on, that two days isn't enough to see everything properly. All being well we'll definitely be back again next year."


Donna Dicks "Fantastic event, great setting, friendly people. Can't wait till next year."


June Bradshaw "Great weekend once again. Thank you to everyone involved organising the event. Great entertainment."


Jenny Osborne "Another fabulous event, well done to all who worked so hard to make it happen."


Colin Bennett "Fabulous day on Saturday will definitely be back next year god willing and in costume!"


Diana Dancer "Great weekend."


Hilary Jones "Wonderful day out"


Elizabeth Jell "Lovely day out"


Sam Phillips "Such a fabulous event. Apologies for my 19th month old gatecrashing the dance floor with her dancing."


Liam Whelan "I had a lovely day today with the family at Stoke Bruerne. Everybody was so informative and patient with my kids."


Brian Roach "Had a Terrific day. Thanks to all the Organisers. "Daventry Widows & Widowers Group"


George Norris "We were there all day. Great event, loads to see and do, well worth the money, organizers and volunteers well done."


Carol Spinks "We thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to this very friendly event. We are already looking forward to coming back next year!"


Just Jane "Mr P and I had a fabulous weekend. Thank you."


Nadine Eddy "Lovely day spent at Stoke Bruerne Village at War. Arthur Jones 93 years young WWII veteran certainly stole the show"


Andy Gardiner "Cracking weekend"


Brenda Woolf "Well done to all involved in Village at War. The entertainment finale in the early evening sunshine was wonderful."


Helen Michael "...A wonderful weekend. Thanks to all the organisers."

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Thank you to all our visitors, re-enactors, promenaders,  entertainers, volunteers, businesses and village organisations without whom the event would not have been possible.