Alton Castle

Day 1:

After a bright and early start, our first stop was the Staffordshire Regiment Museum.

 A huge thank you to the volunteers who do not normally work on a Monday, but who came in especially for us.  The museum staff had worked hard to make the visit particularly meaningful for the children and told us numerous facts about Harpenden and London boroughs during the war.

We tried on various British WWII uniforms:

We learned about other safety items issued during WWII including helmets and various gas masks: