August 2015

Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
Until 31st August 2015 at Imperial War Museum

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From 'onesies' to wear in the air raid shelter to jewellery created from aeroplane parts - Fashion on the Rationlooks at how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing in 1940s Britain, often in new and unexpected ways.

Until 31 August 2015
IWM London

"A real treat" Time Out

"A small but beautifully formed new exhibition" The Observer

"One of 2015's most fascinating fashion exhibitions...Unmissable" Stylist

Don't miss this celebrated exhibition exploring the new and unexpected ways fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing in 1940s Britain.

For more information please visit the IMW website

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Recording Ireland’s First World War Landscapes
13th August 2015 from 7.00pm to 8.45pm; cost £4.00 (Donation)

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Antrim and Down
Western Front Association Branch

Subject : Recording Ireland’s First World War Landscapes

Speaker : Heather Montgomery, Queen's University Belfast

Venue : The Branch meets from 7pm to 8.45pm at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), 2 Titanic Boulevard, BELFAST, BT3 9HQ

Donation: We ask for £4 to help support our activities as we have no other source of income

Please click the poster for further details

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World War 1 Summer Picnic 1st August 2015 from 11.00am to 4.00pm - FREE EVENT

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North Down Museum has teamed up with the Woodland Trust to o er visitors a World War 1 themed summer picnic on Saturday 1st August. Spend the day with us and enjoy activities such as Edwardian hoop games, period crafts and food. Relax and listen to a brass band play war time music or enjoy a poetry reading session whilst the kids take part in a living history demonstration. Visitors are encouraged to picnic in Bangor Park and enjoy the full day from 11 am-4 pm. There will also be planting a World War 1 commemorative tree at 2pm in the park grounds. 

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Join us in Castle Park for a World War 1 themed family day out.

Enjoy period music from a live band, play Edwardian games and witness the planting of a commemorative tree in the park to honour those who served.

Living History groups will also perform war time sketches whilst craft and object handling sessions will take place in the Museum.

Come along and bring a picnic and enjoy this FREE EVENT

Some activities must be pre booked.

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