by ND support | November 29, 2017 7:00 am
Over the two days attractions are likely to include:
♦ Memorial fly pasts, weather permitting
♦ Tea and dancing in the vintage tearoom, serenaded by forces favourite Miss Lola Lamour
♦ Camps and displays by both the RAF and American GIs
♦ Home guard battalions plus the women’s home guard auxilleries
♦ The Law at War: our village bobbies and their pop-up police station during the war years, plus ARP post
♦ Free French military display of artefacts
♦ The homefront: Ministry of Food, cooking on rations and Mrs Skivvy in the wartime garden
♦ Historian and author Neil Storey on Surviving an air raid: what precautions did ordinary people take and what did they do?
♦ domestic vehicles from the 1940s
♦ Vintage traders
♦ WITH appearances and speeches from the Rt Hon Winston Churchill PM
♦ Fresh food in the Granary Tea Room and spam sandwiches from the NAFFI
♦ Or sup something stronger in the Angel Inn in our street of shops
More attractions still to be confirmed.
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