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The Stretton on Dunsmore History Society holds regular events. These photographs were taken at some of the events.

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JOSEPH ELKINGTON

THE MONUMENT

LOCAL VISITS

EXHIBITION 2011

HISTORY MEETINGS

HISTORY SOCIETY MEETINGS

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LIFE AND TIMES OF 14-15th CENTURY
ENGLISH AND WELSH ARCHERS

15th Century Archers 15th Century Archers

On Feb 21st, 2012 we were given a very interesting talk on ‘The life and times of English and Welsh archers 14-15th Century’.

15th Century Archers

Peter Hallett seen here dressed up in costume to give the talk.

15th Century Archers Talk 15th Century Archers

Mrs Hallett, accompanied Peter and both dressed in costume of the period.

15th Century Archers 15th Century Archers

Some of the audience tried on the archers protective clothing and all remarked on how very heavy it was...

15th Century Archers 15th Century Archers Warwick County Asylum

 

15th Century Archers 15th Century Archers

 

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THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR

A talk on the 'The English Civil War', with costumes by John Dacombe, in the village hall.

CELEBRATING A WARTIME CHRISTMAS

Wartime Christmas 1

Jane showed us how to cook (with rather a lot of carrots) during the WWII period.

Wartime Christmas 2

A Christmas tree with homemade decorations and toys from the period of WWII

WORLD WAR 1 - IN THE TRENCHES

WWI trenches Uniform

Ken, dressed as a Private (with his gun) in WWI

WWI trenches regalia

Paul, dressed as a Captain (with a display of guns, tin hat etc) in WWI

 
 

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