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Thursday 7th May 2020

LOCAL STORIES FROM THE SECOND WORLD WAR : 7:30pm (doors 7pm)

The South Gloucestershire Second World War Stories Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, explored the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary times. To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, join project worker, Christina Wheeler, as she talks about collecting local reminiscences and shows the ten short films from the project.
Including stories from - Marjorie Bennett, a factory worker who experienced the bombing of Parnall’s in Yate; Rose Kuhn, the girl from a small-holding near Thornbury who fell in love with a German Prisoner of War; and Jim Perrett, a young man from Filton who spent the war as a Dispatch Rider in North African Desert.

You can watch the films and download resources from  https://beta.southglos.gov.uk/south-gloucestershire-second-world-war-stories/

 

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