Operation Archives September 18
Discover original documents, film, dance, food, music and clothes from the 1940s at the National Archives, Kew, Surrey, 10am-4pm. Meet veterans from D-Day, join double agent, Codename Garbo, to learn the key part his deception played in D-Day planning, join the Home Guard and be put through your paces by costumed performer Captain Llewelyn and lindy-hop with the Sugar Foot Stompers. Operation Archives: D-Day to VE Day is part of London Open House weekend and the Archive Awareness Campaign.
Tel: 020 8876 3444 www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
For a London Open House buildings guide send a pound;2.50 cheque made out to London Open House and a 60p A4 SAE to PO Box 25361, London NW5 1GY Tel: 09001 600 061 (60p per minute)