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Milton Keynes Museum 1940s Weekend

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

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One event on September 2, 2018 at 11:00am

See some of the stars of WW2 on the ground and in the air at our annual tribute to the sights, sounds, people and events of 1940s Britain!

Over the two days attractions are likely to  include:

♦ Memorial fly pasts, weather permitting and only on the Saturday

♦ 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 talk on ‘Men & Women’s wartime fashions and make do and mend

♦ 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

♦ Christine and the Stackyard stompers – A classic six piece 1920’s jazz band

Adults £9.00, Children £6.00, Concn. £7.00, Families £26.00

 

Details

Date:
September 2
Time:
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Organiser

Milton Keynes Museum
Phone:
01908 316222
Website:
http://www.miltonkeynesmuseum.org.uk

Venue

Milton Keynes Museum
McConnell Drive,
Wolverton, , Milton Keynes MK12 5EL United Kingdom
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Phone:
01908 316222
Website:
www.miltonkeynesmuseum.org.uk/