The Black Country Studies Centre invites you to 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. Dr Rosalind Watkiss Singleton and Dr George Gosling (History) are both delivering presentations
Tickets are £18 but we are pleased to offer a number of FREE places, subject to availability, to University students and staff. To book and take advantage of the free offer, students must telephone or email the Black Country Living Museum Sales and Ticketing Team: on 0121 520 8054 or firstname.lastname@example.org (Monday-Friday 10am-4pm) .