Wartime Bridgend 10th June 2017

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NEWS RELEASE 27th January 2017
WARTIME BRIDGEND

1940’s WWII Re-Enactment Day

 

Where:   Bridgend Town Centre (Dunraven Place & Wyndham Street)

When:    Saturday 10th June 2017, 10am – 5pm


On Saturday 10th June, Bridgend will step back in time to WW2.

The Town Centre will be transformed back to the 1940’s era with demonstrations, period games and activities that were common place during the war.

Many of the activities will be educational for people of all ages.

Activities will include: WWII Toy Soldier Painting, 1940’s Cooking, Poppy Making School Life & Period Games and lots more!

Live music entertainment will take place throughout the day.

A Winston Churchill ’sound’ and ’lookalike’ will make an appearance around the town.

Activities confirmed: Photographic exhibition by Bridgend & District Local History Society,
Wartime display by Michael Ridley, Island Farm talk by Brett Exton.

This event will be a unique experience in historical terms for the Bridgend area and will be great fun for all the family.

It will be staged throughout Bridgend town centre from 10am – 5pm on Saturday 10th June, 2017
Further details can be found on https://www.facebook.com/wartimebridgend/
Please feel free to use #WartimeBridgend for any social media.

Wartime Bridgend Special Attractions
A full size replica of the The Supermarine Spitfire air-craft.
Winston Churchill and Monty ‘lookalikes’ who will arrive in Bridgend by jeep.
1940’s Dance (Tickets: £5) * Hut 9 Island Farm Tours * Re-Enactment Groups * Live Music

NOTE TO EDITORS: Bridgend Town Council welcomes reporters

BRIDGEND TOWN COUNCIL

CYNGOR TREF PEN-Y-BONT AR OGWR

Town Clerk

 

Clerc y Dref

NIGEL KINSEY

Assistant Town Clerk

LEANNE EDWARDS

NIGEL KINSEY

Cynorthwywr i Glerc y Dref

LEANNE EDWARDS

Tel: (01656 815757)

Ffon: (01656 815757)

Email: bridgend.tc@bridgend.gov.uk

E-bost: bridgend.tc@bridgend.gov.uk

 

COUNCIL OFFICES

               

SWYDDFEYDD CYNGOR

CARNEGIE HOUSE

TY CARNEGIE

WYNDHAM STREET

                          STRYD WYNDHAM

BRIDGEND

PEN-Y-BONT AR OGWR

CF31 1EF

 

 

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