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Military Event, from 16 May 2020, £40

Temple at War

Temple at War

'Best Show I've Ever Been to' 'One of the Best Living History Events Around' Temple at War - Keeping HIstory Alive


Cressing Temple Barns,
Witham Road,
Nr. Witham,
CM77 8PD


Experience the largest and most impressive military gathering for your 75th VE Celebrations in 2020. Temple at War has rapidly gained an outstanding reputation for the scale, quality and very best re-enactment displays and is known throughout Europe.
Stage appearances to include vintage 1940s singing and dancing with Fox, Wiggle and Sass and A2 Jive.
A full day out for all the family.. Defuse a WW2 bomb, Drill with soldiers from WW1 and take part in the the Cold War Spy hunt.
Temple at War is your opportunity to interact and soak up history... Daily explosive Battles. So much to see and do.
Sorry no dogs allowed on the main event site.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled access

Toilets can be found on site and include disabled and baby changing facilities.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 May 2020 09:00 to 17:00
Sun 17 May 2020 10:00 to 16:00
Saturday 0900 -1700
Sunday 1000 - 1600


Child £9.00
Adult £15.00
Family £40.00
Veterans and Serving Military £0.00



Plan route to Cressing Temple Barns using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 799187  Lat: 51.83793 Long: 0.60985

From Colchester take the A12 to Witham. Head out towards Braintree on the B1018. Cressing Temple Barns are well sign posted.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Toilets can be found on site and include disabled and baby changing facilities.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility