Wartime Slingsby Exhibition

Saturday 26th April 2014, 1030am to 4.30pm, Slingsby Village Hall

A reminder about Slingsby’s foremost local history event of the year.

Slingsby Local History Group presents

WARTIME SLINGSBY

THIS YEAR’S ONE DAY VILLAGE HISTORY EVENT

Saturday 26th April

Come and find out about Slingsby’s wartime associations; from the Wars of the Roses, the Civil War, and preparations for war in the village from the Napoleonic wars up until the second world war, when the village was a centre for troop training and munitions storage, and welcomed evacuees.

LHD poster photo

 [Above: Troops assembling in Slingsby High Street during WW2]

Exhibition, photographs, artefacts, film etc:

All day in the Village Hall, 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Coffee, light lunches, afternoon tea served all day.

1.45 pm Memories recording session (by invitation) in the Village Hall Committee room.  

3 pm in the Village Hall. First world war songs by Slingsby School pupils and anyone else who would like to sing.

*Copies of our recently published book about Slingsby businesses “Slingsby Then and Now’ will be available for sale and for collection by those who have previously ordered them.*                                                                 

Entry to Exhibition : £2.50


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