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Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

North East Life in the 1930s, 40s & 50s

An illustrated evening talk with Andrew Clark - memories of wash day, tin baths in front of the fire and knitted bathing suits on the beach!

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North East Life in the 1930s, 40s & 50s

Time & Location

05 Apr, 18:00 – 20:00

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK

About the Event

Remember the days when Monday was always a wash day, tin baths in front of the fire and knitted bathing suits on the beach – join local author and historian Andrew Clark for this fascinating talk about the good old days!

‘North East Life in the 1930s, 40s & 50s’ recalls life at home when the washing was done in a poss tub; the wireless was the main form of entertainment; every community had a cinema and a holiday would be a trip to the seaside.

Andrew also shares memories of Christmas, childhood games and early television.

An illustrated talk with the chance to take a closer look at some of the heritage objects that Andrew brings with him.

There will also be the opportunity to purchase some of Andrew’s books about the North East at the end of the talk.

Our evening talks are really popular and often sell out quickly.  Booking is essential.

Tickets are £12.50 per person and include a glass of wine or juice and delicious platter of nibbles (vegetarian/vegan option available).

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  • NORTH EAST LIFE TALK

    £12.50

    VAT included

    +£0.31 Service fee

    Includes glass of wine and platter of nibbles.

    £12.50

    VAT included

    +£0.31 Service fee

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