Family Fun at Staffordshire Regiment Museum in Lichfield
28th July 2014
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The Staffordshire Regiment Museum is hosting an Edwardian Fair and Fete on 3rd August 2014 to commemorate the outbreak of WW1. 

Opening at 10am, this full day event offers so much fun for the whole family including:

  • ‘Palm Court’ Tea Tent - where you can enjoy an authentic cakes, read a newspaper from 1914 and listen to a pianist.
  • Shopping - an extensive collection of stalls selling vintage items, antiques and collectables, fashions, crafts, gifts, jewellery, books, toys, cakes, homewares, bric-a-brac and much more.
  • The chance to mingle with suffragettes, soldiers, Charlie Chaplin and HRH The King!
  • Enjoy a drink at the bar serving Pimms, beers and local brews;
  • A popular and delicious hog roast;
  • Live Music, dance and drama from local children;
  • Evocative performances from the Icknield Male Voice Choir
  • WWI themed entertainment and re-enactors plus the museum collections and WW1 trench system
  • Fairground rides

Everyone is invited to wear 1914 inspired dresses, suits and hats and join in the fun.

The Museum is also delighted to announce that the launch of Jeff Elson’s latest book will also be taking place during the day and that the author himself will be available to sign copies of ‘The War History of The 1/6th Battalion, The Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment) (TF) 1914-1918.’ 

With an entry fee of only £4 for adults and £2.50 for children under 16 and all concessions including senior-citizens and full-time students, this is an affordable, fun event for everyone.

Images copyright Terry Fidgeon

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