Join us in Dover Castle’s wartime tunnels as we notify you the crucial role the fresh-or-backyard makeup kit performed all the way thru the Second World Battle.
Dover Castle change into on the front line of assault all the way thru the Second World Battle, and from 1939 the tunnels housed the notify centre for naval operations in the English Channel. There were many ladies in service stationed right here all the way thru this time, and among those were the Females’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS), in any other case diagnosed as the Wrens.
Evaluate Style Historian Amber Butchart and Make-up Artist Rebecca Butterworth transform our model Ella Montrose with a Wren-inspired sight, and safe out why a colorful purple lip change into an additional weapon in a lady’s arsenal. Our English Heritage Curator Dr Kathryn Bedford discusses what lifestyles change into esteem for the Wrens in the tunnels, and we explore the militia lives – and sight – of those outstanding ladies.
Earlier than this episode, we requested our target audience for guidelines and tricks from the 1940s and we got some appropriate homespun hacks. A particular thanks to all individuals who sent in a tip from the period.
To begin up planning your plod back and forth to Dover Castle, seek the advice of with: >
‘Flesh’ Vanishing Cream – LBCC Historial Cosmetics
“Rachel Rose’ Free Powder – Yardley