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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









Go back to 1940s activity and information pages

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

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 July

includes Saturday evening

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

Did you know?

interesting fact image

Thomas Newcomen invented the first practical steam engine for pumping water in 1712.

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