Saturday 23 October and Sunday 24 October

Drop-in, 10am – 3pm

IWM Duxford


Free event with general admission

Meet eyewitnesses to conflict and gain first-hand insight into the impact of war on people’s lives.

Find our special guests across the museum, giving an opportunity for all visitors to hear their personal stories that range from driving a tank to being evacuated from the place they call home.

Join in interactive workshops and meet invited illustrators, authors and journalists who will allow you to explore how these memories can be recorded in greater detail.

  • Author: Chitra Soundar, Children’s Author (titles include; Nikhil and Jay, The Star Birthday and Sona Sharma - Very Best Big Sister)
  • Illustrator: Raquel Duran Resino, Illustrator for More Than Minutes
  • Journalist: Jem Collins, Founder and Director of Journo Resources

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