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A Flavour of the Forties

16 July - 20 July 2018

A Flavour of the Forties

16 July - 20 July 2018

Experience life in the 1940s, hear how the whole community came together for the post war tidy up.

Find out about rationing, dig out the ration books and discover the recipes used to make food last longer, pick up some recipe cards to try them at home.

  • See and learn traditional crafts.
  • Make do and mend – learn about the importance of sewing and knitting in a time when clothes were rationed.
  • Find out about the impact on transport, such as petrol shortages and blackout lights.
  • Meet our scrap metal team with their horses.


Don’t forget that all full priced day tickets are valid for an UnChained Annual Pass, giving you 12 months’ unlimited daytime visits for free!


 Spend the weekend in wartime Britain – book your tickets for our 1940s Weekend 


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