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WW2 weekend takes place in Leicestershire

Planes that fought in WW2 performed throughout the weekend Credit: ITV Central

A two-day Second World War event has attracted thousands of people in Leicestershire.

The Victory Day Show, held at Foxlands Farm in Cosby, showcased what life was like during the Second World War, from battle re-enactments to food, music and aircraft.

Re-enactors attend to take part in the event. Credit: ITV Central

The weekend of camping featured vehicles from the 1940s, including tanks, boats, aircraft and farming machinery.

The weekend also included a Dinner Dance, where a crowd dressed in period costumes enjoyed a 1940's themed three course meal.

Full military uniform adds to the 1940 apparel. Credit: ITV Central
Aircraft from the Second World War on display. Credit: ITV Central