1940s Day at Abingdon Lock, Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Free event for all the family.
The Thames at War 1940s Day at Abingdon Lock is to commemorate the men and women of the Upper Thames Patrol (the water borne Home Guard) during WW2, which was originally started in Abingdon. The day will be full of fun with Home Guard displays, scenarios, Home Front exhibitions, talks, re-enactors, military vehicles and vintage boats (including Dunkirk little ships). Winston Churchill will be making an appearance and there will be entertainment from May Blossom Vintage Songbird.