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#ForgottenFriday – Wartime Love Letters

#ForgottenFriday – Wartime Love Letters

Today’s #Forgotten Friday focuses on the relationship between two wartime sweethearts, Bert and Betty, the subjects of our upcoming performance over August bank holiday Letters From Betty. Summer, our Archivist, talks about her experience and first impressions...
#Forgotten Friday – Friday 13th

#Forgotten Friday – Friday 13th

This #ForgottenFriday coincides with Friday 13th – unlucky for some! Today we are reminiscing on the events of Friday 13th during World War Two. Friday 13th is a day that shivers down many people’s spines and is well known for its chaos and change in luck. Even...
#ForgottenFriday – Cheers! It’s International Beer Day

#ForgottenFriday – Cheers! It’s International Beer Day

We’re looking into the importance of beer this week for #ForgottenFriday, and the impact it had on society’s morale throughout WW2! One of the less-studied aspects of the Second World War is the production and consumption of alcohol during the war. Unlike...
Leigh’s Top Tips: Courgettes!

Leigh’s Top Tips: Courgettes!

Leigh is back talking us through an abundance of vegetables! Top Tip: “When harvesting courgettes, whether they’re small, medium or large, they will all eat!” There are plenty of recipes for courgettes; including ratatouille, stuffed courgettes or...
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