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Press Release   •   May 20, 2014 13:49 BST

Forties Fever hits Bury Tourist Information Centre (TIC) this Saturday (24 May) as it celebrates the East Lancashire Railway 1940s Weekend.

The centre will be holding its popular ‘Make Do and Mend’ craft fair with hand-made goods, children’s craft activity demonstrations and music from the 1940s with a choir.

The event will take place from 10am to 4pm in the TIC, which is in the Fusilier Museum on Moss Street, opposite Bury Art Museum – and The Fusilier Museum is offering free admission to anyone in
period dress.

On the first floor, Delicious café will be serving up traditional wartime grub alongside their usual range of home-made hot food, sandwiches and cakes.

For more information about the 1940s weekend events, call 0161 253 5111 or email touristinformation@bury.gov.uk

ENDS

Press release issued: 20 May 2014.