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Elsewhere at the BP festival part two

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The French cafe was a new addition to the Bletchley Park 1940s Festival and was one of the coolest displays we had this year, I reckon. This lady’s husband made all of the replica produce for the cafe’s shelves…

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There are rounders matches every year at the 1940s weekend because Winston Churchill was famously displeased that his hardworking code breakers had inadequate facilities to have decent breaks between shifts. When he watched them playing rounders on the lawn with a broom handle for a bat he ordered the Victorian tennis courts  – at the time earmarked as space for more huts – to be properly refurbished.

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Meanwhile, at one of my favourite stalls this year…

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 Yanks…

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