Party like it's 1945: How did Hampshire celebrate the end of WW2?


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Emma Muscat, Hampshire’s own doorstep social historian, brings to life the excitement of the time. She guides us through recipes, cake faking, Churchill’s call for more beer, glass shortages, fancy-dress mayors, police turning a blind eye and how housewives managed, on rations, to prepare for this monumental party. It was no trifling matter.
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