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Dress 1940s

Have a go at dressing up in 1940s wear. We are re-enacting the homefront for our weekend event in July and would like to invite you to join in and have a go at dressing 1940s whether you are attending the event or not.

Here are a few examples of 40s clothes and uniforms.

Land Girls


Ladies wear



Wedding Dress










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Please note if you are under 18 we will require an adult to complete this consent form on your behalf, otherwise we will not be able to publish the photos.

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/media/learning/library/130624_230_1940s_pictures_&_videos_093.jpg1940s Weekend

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 July

includes Saturday evening

All images on this page were sourced from the public domain wikimedia

Did you know?

interesting fact image

The museum has 12 working street gas lights, from the early 1900s style up to the 1930s.

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