Wartime children’s party

Some of the 1,000 at the 1941 Christmas party.

Some of the 1,000 at the 1941 Christmas party.

Credit: LPhot Iggy Roberts

BACKGROUND: Unexploded bombs in Portsmouth Harbour

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I wonder if any of my senior readers remember attending this Christmas party at the Guildhall, Portsmouth in 1941?

It was called The One Thousand Children Party and was attended by many council dignitaries including the mayor Denis Daly and his wife Peggy.

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