D-Day 75 Revival

Southwick D-Day 75 Revival will be held the weekend of the 8th and 9th June 2019

GRAND OPENING by MARTIN BELL, The Man in the White Suit

Martin Bell performs the Grand Opening of the Southwick D-Day 75 Revival outside St James Church

1pm on Saturday 8th June 

For the sixth year running, the village of Southwick joins with Southwick Park to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day by offering an exciting and unique opportunity for visitors from all over the world to breathe in the atmosphere of those historic days at the nerve-centre of Operation Overlord. (Southwick is just north of the city of Portsmouth on the South Coast of England, PO17 6EA).

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO CONFIRM OUR EVENT PARTNER, FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING, IS THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY, whose fundraising and restoration of LCT 7074, the sole surviving D-day landing craft, is progressing in time for the D-Day 75th anniversary year.


2019 Southwick D-Day 75 Revival Events – tickets still available for:



  • DR PETER CADDICK-ADAMS, Battlefield Historian:  “The Five Beaches”

     Talk in the event Marquee 11.45 Sunday 9th  https://www.southwickrevival.co.uk/buy-tickets-2019/



  • 1940’s SCHOOL LESSONS: Headmistress Miss Black and Miss Brown take children back to D-Day teaching methods!

     In the Old Schoolhouse, West Street. Various times Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th  https://www.southwickrevival.co.uk/buy-tickets-2019/

  • The Five Beaches, by Zella Compton, performed by pupils from Bay House School. Saturday 11.30, 14.30 on The Green. Not to be missed. No charge!


  • Free parking in event car parks.

  • Click on the link for FULL PROGRAMME and PLAN of the REVIVAL VILLAGE: Full Programme and Plan


Entry to Southwick D-Day 75 Revival:-

Advance online tickets: Adult £6.00  Under 16 £4.00  Under 5 Free. Advance booking strongly recommended. Capacity of the Revival event limited to 4,000 per day. Once reached there will be no entry on the gate!! 

Here’s the link to buy tickets now:  https://www.southwickrevival.co.uk/buy-tickets-2019/

On the gate tickets:         Adult £7.50   Under 16 £5.00   Under 5 Free 

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Please note – this is a 1940s event, there is no ATM in the village and phone signal is limited to certain networks; O2/Vodafone are particular poor! We also have many visitors and outdoor seating can fill up quickly, so please do bring portable seating if you have trouble standing.





With thanks to our 2019 event partner

With thanks also to our 2019 event sponsors confirmed to date:

  • L & S Waste

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Only available on Saturday 8 June & Sunday 9 June 2019

  • Free car parking in event car park
  • Period Shuttle Bus to Southwick House
  • Entry to Southwick House and the famous D-Day Wall Map
  • Special 45 minute talk in the Map Room by museum staff
  • Entry to Royal Military Police Museum within Southwick Park
  • Return Shuttle Bus
  • Entry to the special exhibition of wartime village life

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