Memories of D-Day brought to life

A very special event was held at Birch Green recently, bringing to life wartime memories to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

 

Staff in costumes – including Jan as singer Vera Lynn, Tracey as a wartime nurse, Carol as a landgirl, and John as an injured soldier – were joined by Mary Cash, family member of one of our residents, for the event.

 

The group got into character to tell a moving ‘story’ about the D-Day landings and the personal stories of those involved (pictured).

 

For this wonderful occasion, Birch Green was decorated with Union Jack bunting and wartime posters, and Jan belted out a number of tunes including the popular White Cliffs of Dover.

 

There was a real party atmosphere and we served up food including Spam sandwiches and cake, and everyone involved relished the chance to show our respect and support for our veterans.

 

To view more photographs on our Facebook page click HERE

 

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