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We have a range of events for families over the Easter holidays - visit the website: and search events for more information.


Poppies for D-Day 75 - help us commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day by making paper poppies that will be used as part of the city’s events around the anniversary of D-Day in June. On Tuesday 9 April from 10am to 4pm.


Beauty is your duty! - learn how to create homemade makeup inspired by the thrifty women of the Second World War in this practical workshop.  Discover what these enterprising women can teach us about using homemade make up with 1940’s expert Cathy Guilder.  Friday 12 April - 10am - 3pm. 

Tickets £60 booked in advance via Eventbrite, go to and search 'Beauty is your duty!'.


Super spies at D-Day - have you got what it takes to be a spy? Discover the secrets of being a WW2 super spy and hear the courageous stories of the real life secret agents.

Book tickets in advance via Eventbrite and search 'Super spies at D-Day'

Tuesday 16 April 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm


Cllr Pitt Cabinet Member for Culture Leisure and Sport said: "With D-Day 75 fast approaching The D-Day Story has a range of activities and events design to give a real insight to the time and the many ways that people were involved in D-Day."


For more information about D-Day 75 visit: search D-Day 75