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<ul><li><p>Experience life duringWorld War II, with a day of</p><p>fun family activities atCoventry Cathedral,Coventry Transport</p><p>Museum and the HerbertArt Gallery &amp; Museum.</p><p>Experience life during World War II at this very</p><p>special event commemorating the anniversary of</p><p>the Coventry Blitz.</p><p>On Saturday 17th November, well be turning back</p><p>the clock at three of Coventrys most iconic sites, to</p><p>offer a variety of family activities aimed at giving</p><p>children a glimpse into the past, to see what their</p><p>lives might have been like during the 1940s.</p><p>With different activities at each location, you can </p><p>spend the whole day enjoying make do and</p><p>mend, wartime cooking, codebreaking and</p><p>first aid, collecting stamps on this sheet for</p><p>each activity you complete or simply drop in</p><p>and have a go at one or two.</p><p>Everyone who collects three or more </p><p>stamps will receive a special Blitz Family </p><p>Day badge, and can enter a prize draw to </p><p>win a Blitz Goody Bag!</p><p>GettiNG HeReActivities take place at Coventry Cathedral, Coventry Transport Museum and the</p><p>Herbert Art Gallery &amp; Museum. All three locations are situated in Coventry City</p><p>Centre, just a few minutes walk from each other.</p><p>Transport Museum</p><p>Herbert</p><p>Cathedral</p><p>Junc 1of the Coventry</p><p>Ring Road</p><p>Herbert Art Gallery &amp; Museum</p><p>Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP</p><p>t: 024 7683 2386e: info@theherbert.orgw: www.theherbert.org</p><p>Coventry Cathedral</p><p>1 Hill Top, Coventry CV1 5AB</p><p>t:: 024 7652 1210w: www.coventrycathedral.org.uk</p><p>Coventry Transport Museum</p><p>Millennium Place, Hales Street, </p><p>Coventry CV1 1JD</p><p>t: 024 7623 4270e: enquiries@transport-museum.comw: www.transport-museum.com</p><p>By Car: There are a number of City</p><p>Centre car parks that are conveniently</p><p>situated for all three locations. </p><p>These include: Cox Street (CV1 5GA),</p><p>Lower Ford Street (CV1 5PA), Barracks</p><p>(CV1 1DD), Silver Street (CV1 1NN).</p><p>By Bus: All three locations are within a</p><p>few minutes walk of Pool Meadow Bus</p><p>Station in Coventry City Centre. For full</p><p>details of bus services into Coventry, call</p><p>Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit</p><p>www.nxcoventry.co.uk</p><p>By Rail: All three locations are in walking</p><p>distance of Coventry Railway Station,</p><p>follow the signs from the station.</p><p>M i N i S t R y O f C O v e N t R y</p><p>Date ................................................................................Saturday 17th November 2012, 10am 4pm</p><p>Seri</p><p>al N</p><p>o. O</p><p>f Rat</p><p>ion </p><p>Book</p><p>AM</p><p> 07</p><p>41</p><p>01</p><p>Date ................................................................................Saturday 17th November 2012, 10am 4pm</p><p>Coventry Cathedral</p><p>Coventry Transport Museum</p><p>Herbert Art Gallery &amp; Museum</p><p>Serial No. Of Ration Book</p><p>A M 0 74101</p><p>fRee </p><p>fAMiLy fUN!</p></li><li><p>Date ................................................................................Saturday 17th November 2012, 10am 4pm</p><p>WHAtS ON WHeRe?</p><p>Ministry of Health</p><p>Ready Steady Rations10.30am to 3.30pm </p><p>(every half hour, except 1pm)</p><p>Led by a volunteer from the Ministry</p><p>of Health, get some great advice on</p><p>how to get the most out of your rations.</p><p>Vote on which is your favourite!</p><p>Lord Woolaton Pie10am to 4pm (drop in any time)The Lord Woolaton Pie was an</p><p>essential recipe to keep the nation</p><p>healthy whilst rationing was in place</p><p> now is your chance to invent your</p><p>own pie for the war effort!</p><p>Ministry of Safety</p><p>Air Raid Training10.30am to 3.30pm </p><p>(every half hour, except 1pm)</p><p>Be prepared and ensure you know</p><p>exactly what to do during an air raid.</p><p>For training purposes, you will be</p><p>handling real wartime objects and</p><p>have a visit to the medieval undercroft.</p><p>St Johns Ambulance10am to 4pm (drop in any time)Visit the Casualty Clearing Station,</p><p>where members of the St John</p><p>Ambulance will be preparing for</p><p>casualties. Do your bit for the war</p><p>effort by being trained in bandaging</p><p>in case of air raids.</p><p>Ministry of fun</p><p>Cork Companions10am to 4pm (drop in any time)A fantastic example of how to make</p><p>do and mend, and make the most of</p><p>your everyday items.</p><p>Activities at the Herbert:</p><p>Ministry of Arts </p><p>10am to 3pm (hourly, on the hour)</p><p>Find out about the war artists, and have a go at creatingyour own wartime masterpiece.</p><p>10.30am to 3.30pm (hourly, on the half hour)</p><p>Learn about the frontline in Stalingrad, through the artworkof a soldier and recreate his charcoal Mother &amp; Child.</p><p>Activities in the New Cathedral:</p><p>Activities in the Old Cathedral:</p><p>Ministry of information</p><p>10am to 3pm (hourly, on the hour)Discover what was needed for a night </p><p>in an Anderson Shelter.</p><p>10.30am to 3.30pm (hourly, on the half hour)Meet an eye witness and discover what happened</p><p>to Coventry Cathedral on the night of the Blitz.</p><p>10am to 3.30pm</p><p>Wander through the Cathedral Blitz Museum, and discover some amazing</p><p>artefacts from World War II.</p><p>Ministry ofAgriculture10am to 12 noon &amp; </p><p>1pm to 4pm (drop in any time)</p><p>Dig For Victory do your bit for thewar effort by sowing bean seeds to</p><p>take home and grow </p><p>Activities at CoventryTransport Museum:</p><p>Ministry of Safety10am to 4pm </p><p>(drop in any time)</p><p>Watch the birdy come and haveyour photograph taken in an</p><p>Anderson Shelter.</p><p>Ministry ofinformation10am to 12 noon &amp; </p><p>2pm to 4pm (drop in any time)</p><p>Code breaking help to defeat theenemy by making a code-breaker to</p><p>decipher the secret messages.</p><p>Ministry ofPersonnel10am to 12 noon &amp; </p><p>1pm to 4pm (drop in any time)</p><p>Who do you think you are? Make a wartime ID card to </p><p>take home.</p><p>Ministry of Aircraft10am to 4pm </p><p>(collect a sheet from the</p><p>Museum entrance)</p><p>Look to the skies have a go at anaeroplane spotting trail around the</p><p>Museum </p><p>Ministry of Supply10am to 12 noon &amp; </p><p>2pm to 4pm (drop in any time)</p><p>A womans world experiencewhat life was like for women working</p><p>in Coventrys factories during World</p><p>War II.</p><p>Name .......................................................................................................... Age .....................</p><p>Parent/Guardian name .............................................................................................................</p><p>Parent/Guardian email address ............................................................................................. </p><p>Address ........................................................................................................................................</p><p>......................................................................................... Postcode .......................................</p><p>Please cut along line !</p><p>Yes, please keep me informed by email about forthcoming events at the Herbert, Coventry Transport Museum &amp; Coventry Cathedral. You can unsubscribe at any time and your details will not be given to anyone except the three venues mentioned above.</p><p>ATTENTION WIN A BLITZ GOODY BAG!When you have completed your training by collecting at least 3 stamps,</p><p>you will receive a badge to commemorate your achievements. </p><p>You can also enter a prize draw to be in with a chance of winning a </p><p>Blitz Goody Bag simply fill in your details opposite and hand in at any</p><p>Blitz Family Day venue.</p><p>Collect a stamp for</p><p>each activity you do!</p><p>Collect a stamp for</p><p>each activity you do!</p><p>Collect a stamp for</p><p>each activity you do!</p><p>Don't forget to drop into the History Centre and discover our </p><p>records of how the Blitz affected the city.</p><p>fRee </p><p>fAMiLy fUN!</p></li></ul>