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1940s & WORLD WAR TWO

We can offer to your site the following living history:


Military: Infantryman & machine gunner, SOE & Resistance, RAF Bomber Command,  RAF ground crew, Royal Navy and Women’s Royal Navy, WAAF.


Life on the Home front: Make do and mend, cooking with rations, dig for victory


Civil Defence: Home Guard, Home Guard River Patrol, Auxiliary, ARP, Women's Land Army, First Aider, Observer Corps, Fire watch, Rescue workers, Billeting Officer, Evacuation Officer,
Special Constable, factory worker, munitions worker, code breakers,               Timber Corps, Women's Auxiliary Air force, Air Transport Auxiliary,           Women's Voluntary Service, Royal Observer Corps, Shelter Marshall.


Practical sessions: Rifle drill, incendiary bomb practice, Aircraft recognition, milking with the Land Girl, Home Guard training &
have-a-go craft activities.


Below Stairs: dairy, laundry, scullery maid, butler, footman, cook, nursery.


Events: Tea party, Christmas, Easter, seaside holidays, Battle of Britain, D Day, Battle of the Atlantic, VE day party.


Trades: farming,  fishing, trader, teacher, shop keeper, servant, inn keeper, Egyptologists, antiquarians and archaeologists, builder.


Crafts: Dyeing, weaving, braiding, spinning.


Medical:  Chemist, physician, barber, surgeon, doctor, field hospital, dentist, Midwifery.


Crime & Punishment:  Spiv, black marketer, policeman, conspirators, gaoler, executioner.


Fashion Presentations:  Clothes, accessories, hair & make up to presentations including “what a load of pants” - a historical look at underpants and “Fashion on the Ration” - wacky attempts made to still look good while clothing was rationed.


 Strolling Characters: Roam your attraction chatting to visitors