Things to do in a blackout

Work in progress theatre

During WW2 crime rose by a reported 57%. Fraud, gang culture, looting and robbery impacted on people’s everyday life. Along with poverty, hunger, illness, fear and exceptional pressure – what was home really like?

75 young people from across Kingston are interpreting heritage to make a brand new piece of theatre and exhibition for the National Archives on the 7th May 2020.

Made with Anstee Bridge, students from Coombe Boys School, Chessington College, Kingston Academy and young people from across the Commonwealth at Kingston Keep

Project Partners National Archives and the Imperial War Museum.

Funded by The Heritage Fund

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