Women at War: Royal Signals Museum

Category: Arts, Culture

Start Date: 27/01/2020 10:00

End Date: 31/08/2020 17:00

Location: Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum

Booking Essential: No

Description: The Women at War exhibition aims to engage and enthuse people of all ages, but particularly children by telling the story of women who joined the services and had an active, military role. The Women at War project aims were neatly summarised by former SOE agent Gervase Cowell’s comment to Her Majesty The Queen, in 1999, when he was appointed MBE and she asked him what he was doing now: ‘I help the old to remember and the young to understand.’ The story of Landgirls and women factory workers during the war is well known but little has been done to depict the role of women within the military. With particular concentration on the The FANYs, SOE and ‘Y’ Service Women at War illustrates the essential ‘front line’ role of women during the war and in civil emergencies during peacetime. We want to make your visit as enjoyable as possible The Royal Signals Museum is within the confines of Blandford Camp. All adults (16+) must bring a valid personal PHOTO ID (driving licence, passport or UK military ID Card) to be permitted entry! If this is a problem please email adam@royalsignalsmuseum.com in advance and we will help you make alternative arrangements. Weekdays 10am – 5pm. Last entry 4pm Please let Us know you saw us on What's On in Dorset!

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E-mail: info@royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk

Telephone: 01258 482248

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