Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Recording memories of Wiltshire in WWII

As part of the Museums major winter exhibition, On the Home Front: Wiltshire in World War II, the Curator is organising several oral history days, where members of the public are invited to share their memories of the Home Front in Wiltshire with the Museum.

he interviews will be recorded by Barbara Gibson, an experienced oral history interviewer, and some of them will be uploaded on to a touchscreen in the art gallery for everyone to listen to. Already booked in for interview is an old member of the Devizes Home Guard and a former female Spitfire pilot!

If you would like to share your memories of the Home Front in Wiltshire with the Museum as part of our oral history project then please contact the Curator on 01380 727369 or email'

The dates set for the oral history interviews are 17 December, 7 January and 15 January.

The exhibition is supported by the being supported through "Their Past Your Future Phase 2 Programme"