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



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.

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 [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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