Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Click play to hear museum volunteer Peter Smith discussing his experiences as an evacuee.
Peter and fellow volunteer Robin Butler have given a number of talks at the museum discussing their war experiences. Robin as a member of a family who recieved evacuated children, and Peter as a London evacuee. Extracts from these talks will be appearing on the blog over the next few months so stay tuned for each installment.

Carrie Gough


Momo said...

Its wonderful to hear an authentic experience such as evacuation. It lends depth and clarity to a time in history

Gallery@ryedale said...

Yes, it makes all difference when the story comes from the people involved.