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Saturday 14 September 9.30am - 4.15pm

World War II Day Conference at the Museum of Enfield

Dugdale Centre, Enfield Town, EN2 6DS  

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2019 is the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and the Museum of Enfield has taken the opportunity to put on this exhibition to show some aspects of the Borough during this period and to mark the enormous contribution that local residents made both at home and abroad. 

On Saturday 14th September the Museum will host a day conference at the Dugdale Centre to bring together local historians, actors, poets and museum staff to showcase the history and impact of WWII in Enfield.

See the Enfield at War Exhibition Page for Full Programme for the day.

TICKETS: £15 FOR LOCAL SOCIETY MEMBERS* & £17.00 FOR NON-MEMBERS

For members select adult ticket price and for non-members please select full ticket price at checkout. All tickets includes tea and coffee and lunch. 

*This applies to anyone who is a member of The Enfield Society, The Enfield Archaeological Society, Edmonton Hundred Historical Society and Southgate District Civic Trust. Evidence of current membership is required

 

Programme

From 9.30am: Registration in Dugdale Centre Foyer

10.00: Introduction by Museum of Enfield’s Museum Officer, Jan Metcalfe

10.00 -11.00: Talk: Ian Jones – Save and Protect: The Work of the ARP in Enfield.

11.00-11.15: Tea and Coffee

11.15 – 11.45: ‘Lord Aberfeldy from Trent Park’ - Drama Performance, Colin Uttley, Spectrum Drama – GROUP 1

11.15 – 11.45: Enfield bomb damage map - Map Interactive Session with Joe Robinson – GROUP 2

11.45-12:45: Lunch & option to view the exhibition or view Archives with John Clark in Enfield Local Studies Centre or explore Local Society stalls

12.45 – 13.45: Talk: Carol Harris - Women in World War Two – The Home Front

13.45 – 14.15: ‘Lord Aberfeldy from Trent Park’ - Drama Performance, Colin Uttley, Spectrum Drama – GROUP 2

13.45 – 14.15: Enfield Bomb Damage Map - Interactive Session with Joe Robinson – GROUP 1

14.15 – 14:30: Tea and Coffee

14:30 – 15.30: Talk: Mike Brown - The Real Dad’s Army – The Home Guard’

15.30 – 16:15 WWII Voices from Enfield’s War Torn Past delivered by Enfield Poet Mary Duggan and featuring a line-up of poets.

16.15: Finish – last chance to visit the exhibition before the building closes

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