Accordionists Rob Howard and John Jones will be playing war songs, carols and Christmas songs
in the Stockport Air Raid Shelters on December 10th and 17th 2012 , from 7.30pm.
On December 22nd 1940 the Blitz on Greater Manchester began by the German Luftwaffe,
and thousands poured into the safety of the Air Raid Shelters.
Air Raids continued nightly until May 1941, and accordionists
were prominent amongst the entertainers who played music
to lift the spirits of those sheltering from the bombing.
Accordionists Rob Howard & John Jones perform war songs and carols at the Stockport Air Raid Shelters on December 10th and 17th, 7.30pm.
The evening includes a tour of the wartime shelters, mince pies and wine.
For further information em
The Stockport Air Raid Shelters:
Come and experience life as it was during a ‘black out’ in war torn Britain.
Stockport Air Raid Shelters, 61 Chestergate,
Information Tel: 0161 474 1940