Don't you know there's a war on?


Wed, 21/08/2019


14:00 to 15:30


£5 per child (includes 1 accompanying adult)

Contact name: 

David Brooks


+44 20 8394 1734

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Bourne Hall Museum
Spring Street
KT17 1UF

Find out how local people defended their town, families and community during the dark days of WW2. As the sandbags were piled high, barrage balloons filled the air and children were evacuated, the people of Epsom and Ewell made ready to do battle on the Home Front Using photos taken at the time and objects used locally, this illustrated talk will show what life was like. Discover just what things could fall out of the sky on your head and get to handle some of them! Learn how to survive a gas attack and see the different types of gas masks in use. Would you know how to deal with a fire bomb?

V1 flying bomb over 30 fell in the local area