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From Rationing to Reformation: A 1940s Study Day

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A day of talks and demonstrations exploring how the Second World War and ensuing social upheaval changed society.  Subjects covered include  Make do and Mend, exploring how women used innovative methods to keep fashionable during wartime, the National Savings Movement, the arrival of the NHS in the Black Country, Canals in the 1940s, the Women’s Voluntary Service (WVS) and Rationing and British restaurants

The study day includes several talks and demonstrations plus lunch and refreshments.

To see the full programme, click here. 

Special Offer for University of Wolverhampton Students and Staff 1940s Study Day 20 July 2019

A limited number of free places are available for University of Wolverhampton staff and students (subject to availability).  To book and take advantage of the free offer, students/staff must telephone or email the Black Country Living Museum Sales and Ticketing Team: on 0121 520 8054 or salesandticketing@bclm.com (Monday-Friday 10am-4pm)



Black Country Living Museum
0121 520 8054 (lines open between 10am – 4pm)


Black Country Living Museum
Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road
Dudley, West Midlands DY1 4SQ United Kingdom
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