Garden party with historical displays
In June the St. Tudy Historical Society hosted a Garden Party in the Village Hall and Garden and so many who came asked for the display to be available again.
This display, for the 75th Anniversary of not only the Normandy D-Day landings but also for the decisive victory at Kohima in Burma, North East India (now Myanmar), which was 75 years ago on Saturday the 22nd June 1944. (The Forgotten Army). The display also showcases the Italian Campaign resulting in the liberation of Rome on 5th June 1944, (The D-Day Dodgers) and life in 1944 for both the military and civilians.
These remarkable stories of planning and courage that have been researched by the St. Tudy Historical Society, will again be on display over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the St. Tudy Village Hall between 2pm and 5pm.
The display will be of Cornwall in the run up to D-Day, details of the extensive planning for D-Day and all that was going on in June 1944, both military and civilian, in addition to the stories of our own St. Tudy men and women who took part in World War 2.
Entrance is £2 for adults and £1 for children for the weekend.
Afternoon Cornish Cream Tea will be £3 with Gluten Free available
In addition, we shall offer Prosecco, Cava, red or white wine at £3 per glass. We shall also have Ginger Beer brewed by the St Tudy Tower Brewery.
Music will be from the 1940s will be playing and the cinema will be showing footage from the 6th June Normandy D-Day landings.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Garden Party over the Bank Holiday weekend the 24th and 25th August between 2pm and 5pm – please do come to enjoy yourself!