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Penley Hospital: The Story of a Polish Community in Wales

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Penley Hospital: The Story of a Polish Community in Wales

An exhibition about the Poles who made their home in a small village in the Maelor in the years following the Second World War. The exhibition, created with the help of former residents of Penley Hospital camp and volunteers includes: • Artefacts from the former hospital and its chapel such as the reredos (a three-part artwork centred on the Madonna and Child. • A film based on archive recordings of life at the hospital in the 1960s • A slideshow of photographs of the community • A chance for younger ones to dress up in Polish style national costume, following a well-established tradition at Penley.

Venue: Amgueddfa Wrecsam / Wrexham Museum
Dates: 17/06/2019 to 22/06/2019
Time: Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm; Sat 11am - 4pm

This is event is suitable for Oedolion a Phlant / Adults and children

Contact Amgueddfa Wrecsam / Wrexham Museum on 01978 297 460 or email museum@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: AM DDIM /FREE

Date event submitted: 18 March 2019 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=12340

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