23 Aug 2019

World War Two Day Conference


2019 is the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War and the Museum of Enfield has put on an exhibition to show some aspects of the Borough during this period.

In addition we are running a number of special events related to the exhibition.

In partnership with the Enfield Society we would like to invite you to our World War Two Day Conference, Saturday 14th September in the Dugdale Centre.

This event brings together local historians, actors, poets and staff to showcase the history and impact of WWII in Enfield (see full programme below)

Cost: £15 for members of The Enfield Society and includes tea and coffee and lunch. £17 for non-members.


Tickets can be booked 3 ways:

Online – www.dugdalecentre.co.uk

Telephone – Call 020 8807 6680 for card bookings; Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

In person – Cash, cheque or card at Millfield Theatre, Dugdale Centre or Forty Hall

We look forward to seeing you on what promises to be a fascinating day.

World War Two Day Conference Programme

Saturday 14th September 2019, 9.30am-4.15pm

Museum of Enfield – Dugdale Centre Theatre

From 9.30am:Registration in Dugdale Centre Foyer/Tea and Coffee in Theatre
10.00:Introduction by Museum of Enfield’s Museum Officer, Jan Metcalfe
10.00-11.00:Talk: Ian Jones – Save and Protect: The Work of the ARP in Enfield
11.00-11.15:Tea and Coffee
11.15–11.45:GROUP 1 – Drama Performance ‘Lord Aberfeldy of Trent Park’, Colin Uttley, Spectrum Drama
11.15–11.45:GROUP 2-  Interactive Session - Enfield Bomb Damage Maps, Joe Robinson
11.45-12:45:Lunch (Theatre) & option to view the exhibition (Ground floor), view WWII Archives with John Clark in Enfield Local Studies Centre (1st floor) or explore Local Society stalls (Foyer)
12.45–13.45:Talk: Carol Harris - Women in World War Two – The Home Front
13.45–14.15:GROUP 2 - Drama Performance - ‘Lord Aberfeldy from Trent Park’, Colin Uttley, Spectrum Drama
13.45–14.15:GROUP 1 - Interactive Session - Enfield Bomb Damage Maps, Joe Robinson
14.15–14:30:Tea and Coffee
14:30-15.30:Talk: Mike Brown - The Real Dad’s Army – The Home Guard’
15.30–16:15:WWII Voices from Enfield’s War Torn Past delivered by Enfield Poet Mary Duggan and featuring a line-up of poets.
16.15:Finish – last chance to visit the exhibition before the building closes
Museum of Enfield


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