Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

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Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Simon_JT » Mon May 25, 2015 9:43 pm

I'm hoping that someone can point me towards a group that is either civilian re-enactment for the 1940's or has places for civilians.

I'm based in London, but would be able to get to most locations around the home counties.



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Sasha » Tue May 26, 2015 10:27 am

You need to speak to utilityjude over on www.wwiireenacting.co.uk.


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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Simon_JT » Wed May 27, 2015 6:30 am

Sasha - Thanks, I'll have a look.



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Miss Costello » Fri May 29, 2015 1:08 pm

Jude's group is probably the only authentic WW2 Civilian group. They're a really friendly bunch.

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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Simon_JT » Sat May 30, 2015 9:22 pm

Miss Costello - I don't know Jude's group. Do you have a means by which I could contact them?

Thanks in advance.



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby acecat999 » Sun May 31, 2015 8:30 am

if you go to War and Peace or Military Odyssey you can't miss them


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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Simon_JT » Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:57 am

I was hoping to get down to War & Peace today, but won't be able to make it. I'd still like to be able to get in touch with Jude's group if anyone could provide an email it would be appreciated.



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby rincewind » Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:29 am

Hi Simon
I'm a member of a 1940's civilian group that is very good " Home front UK " there up north but I live in Essex ( Harlow ) give me a call ( 01279 445399 ) we have a show next weekend if your free



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Simon_JT » Fri Jul 31, 2015 6:51 pm

Thanks for your reply Rincewind, I didn't get to it until today. I'll get in touch after the weekend with my email address.



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby annbob » Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:23 pm

hi simon .have you had any luck finding one,as we are also looking for a group or society to join,
ann bob.



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby FionaDowson » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:11 am

That's interesting to hear. I'm trying to organise a display of what the WI and the WVS did during the second world war for Warriors Through The Ages at West Stow. Not sure that the public will be interested but it's always good to point out that people were keeping the home fires burning. There were over 200 members of the WVS killed on active service during The Blitz



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Re: Civilian 1940's Group - Are there any?

Postby Miss Costello » Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:00 pm

If you're on Facebook pop me a message and I will put you in touch?

My area of knowledge is women in the Great War and WW2 so can probably help.

Kate




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