1940's Home Front Family Weekend
Start Date: 25/05/2019 10:30
End Date: 26/05/2019 16:30
Location: Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth
Booking Essential: No
Description: This is an opportunity to learn about life in our country during the War Years - 1939 – 1945.
Experience Living History with Home Front ‘Dad’s Army’ re-enactors, The Home Front Living History Museum, Churchill’s Secret Army, displays of 1940’s fashion, Pathe Newsreels from the 1940’s and an exhibition of photos and memorabilia from Weymouth in the 1940’s.
Take part in the ‘Evacuee Experience’ with Nothe Fort guides and reenactors, visiting areas of the fort not normally open to the public – the Anderson Shelter, schoolroom, kitchen, washroom and 1940’s shop.
There will be displays of military and civilian vehicles, 1940’s style live entertainment - music and dancing, & themed activities.
Meet Warren and Winnie the Nothe Fort mascots.
The Matchstick Fleet will be in residence. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the DDay landings, this will be a great opportunity to see the work of Phil Warren. who has spent over 60 years creating scale models of hundreds the ships in the British Naval Fleet.
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