Special Events at Holmpton Bunker
April 21 (Easter Sunday)
Meet the Artist – Lee Karen Stow creator of our current exhibition Hidden: Cold War Women talks documentary photography and interviewing women who served the nation underground.
Veteran Gina Wright talks Cold War Emergency Planning and underground weddings.
Afternoon Tea with the Cold War Women veterans.
July 13 and onwards to November
Tie a ribbon for peace on our giant Peace Rainbow on the perimeter fence.
August 24 to September 1, 2019
Meet the Cold War Veterans – women and men of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Observer Corps (ROC) who served in our region’s underground bunkers and monitoring posts.
(exact date tbc)
Withernsea Ladies Choir sings songs from the Cold War years (50s-80s and James Bond!).
Sunday August 25 and Friday Aug 30
Meet the Artist – documentary photographer Lee Karen Stow creator of our current exhibition Hidden: Cold War Women.
Meet the Artist – Sandra Holle was born in 1978 in the totalitarian system of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Through paintings, drawings and sculpture she shares her memories in ‘Pink Yoghurt: A Childhood Behind the Iron Curtain’. A hands-on day of history, anecdotes and drawing fun www.colormoods.co.uk