image for Lecture item typeSt Leonards Court at War 1939-1945 lecture at The Vestry Hall

Lecture, Tue 15 Oct 2019

Contact

Environment Trust for Richmond

Address

21 Paradise Road,
Richmond,
TW9 1SA

Events at this Venue

Details

Local historian Simon Fowler, author of Richmond at War, talking about what the war was like for the residents of St Leonards Court as they hid in the shelter.

Simon will discuss how the war affected ordinary people, the reasons that such shelters were built, and the experiences of people who used them. In addition, he will discuss the air raids that took place in the area, the role that Richmond Park played in the war effort, and what it was like to grow up in Richmond during the War

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 15 Oct 2019 19:00
Doors open 18:30

Prices

£12 for members of the public and £10 for Environment Trust members. This includes a glass of wine on arrival

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 181748  Lat: 51.46019 Long: -0.30102