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Home Fires

  • The Royal Hampshire Regiment House Museum, Serle's House Southgate Street Winchester, England, SO23 United Kingdom (map)

The Royal Hampshire House Museum, Serle’s House, Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9EG

Historical Huzzahs and the Theatre Royal Winchester presents ‘Home Fires’.
On Sunday 22nd August there will be performances, tea, coffee and cake from 10:00 till 17:00 at Serle’s House on Southgate Street.
Home Fires tells the stories of local women and children that history forgot. Based on VE Day in a
Woman’s Voluntary Service Mobile Canteen, discover personal accounts, artIfacts and hands-on history for all ages. Find out how to be resourceful on rations with a 1940s housewife, make a house Home Front ready with an ARP Warden and what it would have been like to have been an evacuee from the booming Blitz.
Do you have a story about your time during the Second Word War? Come along and share it with us, we would love to hear it. No matter how old you were during the War or how little you remember, your county needs you to help the future generations to remember!

  • Sunday 22nd September: 1100-1600

Additional Information:
We are an endurance performance, also with a short performance that will be repeated during the day. There will be hands on activities available. Four short performances at 11.30, 12.30, 2.30 and 3.30. Teas and cakes served (donations welcomed) and community conversations in between

Earlier Event: September 22
Nature Activities at St Cross Meadows
Later Event: September 22
Guided visit to Hockley Watermill