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Have you been to see our Women in the Royal Navy Exhibition? 2017 marked the centenary of the formation of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS), or the ‘Wrens’ and The National Museum of the Royal Navy is marking the centenary with its Pioneers to Professionals: Women and the Royal Navy exhibition which runs until…Read More...
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THANK you to all those who worked so hard to make the 70th anniversary ofVE Day so memorable at the Parish Hall on Friday, May 8. The exhibitions were in formative and very well displayed. Lunch was delicious and — thankfully — it was not rationed. Returning in the evening for the concert, featuring the Barney Brass… Continue reading
THE Second World War was brought to Teesdale as part of a commemorative event to mark VE day. An exhibition at St Mary’s Parish Hall, in Barnard Castle, included photos, displays about the home front, and replica models of Second World War planes. Re-enactors brought a Battle of Britain operations… Continue reading
Friends or “Allies” of the group include other re-enactment or living history groups. These are just some: WW2 Re-Enactors North East – A group” of about 40 re-enactors & individuals united by a common interest in the 1940s era, not bound by membership, rules & regulations, but gather together to… Continue reading
RAF Hawksmere is a fictitious Royal Air Force station in the North-East of England for World War II historical re-enactors. The station is used by all three RAF commands, Fighter, Bomber and Coastal, and is home to five squadrons. Our aim is to further the remembrance of those who served… Continue reading