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Doncaster College to host D-Day street party

The D-Day landings.

The D-Day landings.

Doncaster College will mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a 1940s themed street party.

Tomorrow marks the 70th anniversary of the historic Normandy landings which saw thousands of Allied troops storm the French beaches and turn the tide of World War Two.

To commemorate the anniversary of the D-Day landings, Doncaster College will be taking a step back in time to the 1940s and hosting a street party between 10am- 2pm at The Hub, Chappell Drive.

For one afternoon only there will be a variety of themed stalls, games and activities as well as live music throughout the day.

Have a go at building a bunker or cooking with some wartime ingredients!

There is no charge for this event and for any further details please contact debby.adams@don.ac.uk.

D-Day was the largest airborne and amphibious assault in military history. The event marks the respect of the thousands of troops that came ashore from the Channel to help turn the tide of war into an eventual victory against Hitler’s Germany in remembering over 4, 000

allies.

The British Legion and Veterans will open the colours and there will be a brass band and choir highlighting memorable music of that era

The Public Services department will be hosting a range of activities such as conscription, building a bunker, browse the NAAFI, 1940’s games and quizzes. The Hospitality and Catering department will be hosting a WW2 themed bake-off in The Hub kitchens on the morning of June 6 which will be streamed live into the Student common room.

 

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