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Meet Tommy Atkins Ashton Free Summer Holiday Event

a soldier's face
Start Date: 9 Aug 2022
End Date: 23 Aug 2022
Venue: Portland Basin

Enjoy a free summer holiday event at Portland Basin and learn all about World War I soldiers. 

This summer holiday Tommy Atkins will be back at Portland Basin on Wednesday 10th and 24th August 2022

Have you ever wondered what a soldier wore, what he ate, how he lived, fought and died in the ‘Great War for Civilisation’?

Now is your chance to find out.

Meet living history character Tommy Atkins as he uses original kit and equipment to talk about about what life would have been like for soldiers.

The sessions are free drop in between 11am-3pm – no need to book.

Always check with organiser before setting off
Address: Portland Basin Museum, Heritage Whatf, Portland Place, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0QA

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