This Station Visit session is perfect for when there are no trains running and will enable further understanding for your group about what life was like during WW2 with a choice of hands-on activities.
The session will include:
- The opportunity to explore a restored period station
- Education activities lead by the Watercress Line Education Department
- The opportunity to come to the Watercress Line dressed as evacuees
- Your groupís own Billeting Officer to greet group
- The issue of Identity Cards to all members
A choice of educational activities including:
- Make Do & Mend. During this practical activity, your group will learn about the repair and reuse of clothing and household items in WW2.
- What was it like to be an evacuee? Your group have a unique chance to learn about childhood and home life during the war from a primary source.
- Wartime Railways. During a tour of our Loco Yard, your group will discover the role railways played during the war and the challenges they faced.
- Ethel and George take part in Operation Pied Piper. This activity gives your group the chance to pack a suitcase to used during Operation Pied Piper and time to reflect on what it meant to be evacuated from home.
- Rationing and pre-decimal money. Maths skills are vital during this activity when your group are introduced to how rationing worked during the war and the use of pre-decimal money.
£2.50 per child (minimum charge £45), please book your session early to avoid disappointment.
For more information or to book please email firstname.lastname@example.org