Video: Home Front remembered at Brodsworth Hall

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BRODSWORTH Hall’s butler was busy at work yesterday as he prepared for a 1940s-themed weekend at the country house near Doncaster.

During this May bank holiday weekend, visitors will be able to experience a “long weekend of living history, performance and nostalgia.”

Mr Parsons the butler prepares for the 1940's event at Brodsworth Hall near Doncaster

Mr Parsons the butler prepares for the 1940's event at Brodsworth Hall near Doncaster

A spokesman for English Heritage said: “Various Home Guard soldiers will train on the lawns of Brodsworth alongside the soldiers of the East Yorkshire Regiment.

“Demonstrations of wartime fashions, ration book cooking and even wartime falconry will fill the grounds.”

Opening hours are 11am to 5pm.