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Forgotten Friday – It’s A (War) Dogs Life

Forgotten Friday – It’s A (War) Dogs Life Eden Camp is a dog friendly attraction and has recently been awarded for its achievement in making dogs and their owners welcome.  So to commemorate this we have devoted this Forgotten Friday to the brave ‘Dogs of War’....

Forgotten Friday – ‘The British Schindler’

Forgotten Friday – ‘The British Schindler’ By Trish Wade, Archive Assistant   In the winter of 1938 Nicholas Winton was a 29 year old stockbroker living and working in London. He had been planning to go on a skiing holiday to Switzerland but following an...

Forgotten Friday – ARP Wardens

Forgotten Friday – The ARP Warden Today we are delving into the history of the ARP Warden. Why is this important and how were Wardens identified? A man or woman wearing a helmet with a big ‘W’ painted on it was instantly recognisable. Air Raid Precautions, (ARP for...