Portland Castle, Liberty Road, Castletown, Portland, Dorset DT5 1AZ
21/06/2014 To 22/06/2014
10:30 am To 4:00 pm
Discover what life was like during the Second World War for the people working at Portland Castle in Dorset. Enjoy the 1940s toy shop, grocer’s shop and experience tea time as well as meeting characters from the Home Guard and Land Army. You can also try your hand at a fire bucket with a stirrup pump and see what people had to wear during an air raid.
As part of the Portland at War event, there is also a special display of photos and letters from a Fleet Naval Clerk who was actually based at Portland Castle during the war. This event is organized by English Heritage and is part of the Weymouth at War celebrations taking place in the town.