15 January 2020

Bristol at War – The Home Front for Home Educating Families

On 24 November 1940 Bristol city centre was blitzed and a quarter of its historic buildings were destroyed. Find out more about everyday life on the Home Front in this activity-packed session.

Children will:

  • Learn about the Bristol Blitz
  • Investigate how ordinary people in Bristol were affected by the war including coping with air raids and the evacuation of children
  • Find out how war changed the roles of women in Bristol and the world of work forever
  • Handle and study real and replica objects, images and documents to reveal stories about Bristol and the Home Front

Suitable for: Ages 7-11
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Group size: Up to 20 children

Session availability: We have one session available from 1:30pm-3:00pm

Cost: £7 per child – please book in advance

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