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Fascinating event for bank holiday

English Heritage has revealed that it will give holidaymakers who visit the Old Sarum in Wiltshire over the August bank holiday (August 25th to 27th) the chance to step back in time.

The organisation is planning a World War II-themed weekend spectacular at the site, offering visitors the chance to see what it was like to live in the UK during those tumultuous and terrifying years of conflict.

Focusing on both the life of the soldiers fighting on the front and those people left back in 'Blighty", the show will give holidaymakers the chance to explore the period of history in a fun and informative way.

Emily Burns, head of events for English Heritage, explained: "This isn't display-case history, this is all about living the moment.

"Children can play the games of the period, parents and grandparents can dance to big band tunes, and everyone can taste, hear and see life as it was during World War II – complete with Spitfires and Hurricanes."

Old Sarum is the site of the oldest settlement of Salisbury. People are believed to have lived in the area as long ago as 3,000 BC.

It is found about two miles north of the modern city of Salisbury.

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