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Discover how Christmas was celebrated during the Second world War

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Join visitors at the Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham to discover how Christmas was celebrated during the Second World War.  Immerse yourself in the festivities and get a vintage makeover, watch live demonstrations or browse the market for festive crafts and last minute treats.

If you’re feeling energetic you can also learn Lindy Hop!

On Sunday 8th the Brompton & Invicta Military Wives choir will be singing traditional carols.

Of course there will a Santa’s Grotto and Workshop, where little ones can write letters, receive a special gift and create their own ceramic decorations.


Entry to this event is included in standard admission prices.  Family activities and Sapper Santa’s Grotto costs £2 each in addition to the standard admission prices.

Family activities run from 10.30 am to 1 pm, 1.30pm to 3.30 pm each day.  Sapper Santa is available to visit from 11.30 am to 1 pm and 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm each day.

The Royal Engineers Museum is located in Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham – if using sat nav use ME7 1UR.   The Museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm (last entry is at 4 pm).  The Museum is closed on Mondays.


December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am
December 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm


Royal Engineers Museum
Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, ME7 1UR United Kingdom
01634 822839
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Royal Engineers Museum
01634 822839
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