WWII Christmas

Date

Sat 25 Nov - Sun 17 Dec 2017 

Time

Every Weekend, 10am - 3pm

Location

Dover Castle 

Suitable For

Everyone

Over four weekends we’ll be travelling to the home front in the festive season. Join us and see how we used to celebrate Christmas whilst making do and mending and supporting the war effort. Don't miss the chance to join in with our Christmas Vintage Tea Dance, held each weekend. Get saving up some tokens in your ration books and book your tickets online today.

Sat 25 – Sun 26 Nov
-WWII Falconry – Find out all about our feathered friends in Winter Wartime, and how birds of prey were used in the 1940s.
-Celebrate together with our Vintage Christmas Tea Dance.
-Discover a complete home front display, presented by the Royal British Legion.

Sat 2 – Sun 3 Dec
-WWII Soldier’s Story – Hear the story of soldiers left behind at Christmas, and let the kids try their hand at making authentic Christmas decorations.
-Pick up some gifts from Miss Holly Dolly Retro Sweets

Sat 9 – Sun 10 Dec
-Explore the history of rationing, and find out to make authentic edible presents.
-Take cover in our Home Front ARP shelter display.

Sat 16 – Sun 17 Dec
-Enjoy a group audience with Father Christmas and hear the nostalgic tale of how we prepared for Christmas during wartime.
-Present your papers at our Home Guard checkpoint display.

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £19.40
Child, 5-15 years £11.60
Concession £17.50
Family £50.40

Price Notes

Full prices are shown, a 10% earlybird discount will be applied if you go to purchase online today. Price includes entry to the event and the site. Discounted tickets are only on sale until 29 September.

How to book

Purchase your tickets today here online. You can also buy tickets by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day. Buy tickets for this event online and receive 10% off, this offer expires on 29 September at 3pm.
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Address
Castle Hill, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU
Location
Kent, South East

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