Dunkirk Commemoration Online event

Tuesday 9 May 11am Angel of Grasmere –  from Dunkirk to the Fells

80 year Dunkirk Anniversary – A Commemoration Special with Mr Dilly and Tom Palmer

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A commemoration History Special this May as Mr Dilly’s WORLD OF HISTORY presents a perfect event for schools, all children KS2 plus, those interested in WWII history, and curious minds everywhere!

Join Mr Dilly and multi award-winning children’s author Tom Palmer as they co-host and commemorate the WWII events of the evacuation at Dunkirk, and on its publication day, they discuss the story, characters and events behind his latest WWII novel Angel of Grasmere.

Learn about the incredible Dunkirk evacuation during World War II (1939–45)where around 340,000 British, French, and Belgian allied soldiers were rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk in France. See Tom on location from Dunkirk and the Grasmere Fells, discover the story behind the Dunkirk evacuation, and the life-threatening conditions in which the soldiers were being rescued, and be amazed at the bravery of the civilian sailors who helped saved them.

The event features:

– Join Tom Palmer speaking on location from the beaches of Dunkirk and the Grasmere Fells

– Interview and conversation with Mr Dilly and Tom Palmer

– Watch footage of the Dunkirk evacuation

– Listen to pre-recorded interviews with some of the Dunkirk veterans

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