Canal village celebrates wartime life

Stoke Bruerne has been holding re-enactments of canal life in the Second World War

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Wartime weekend celebrates life of canal

Famous historical figures at Stoke Bruerne Credit: ITV

Visitors spotted plenty of famous historical figures at the eighth annual Village at War weekend.

Re-enactors from all over the country came to the village to help bring wartime Britain to life at the canal village Stoke Bruerne in Northamptonshire.

The event's focus is war time life on the canal Credit: ITV

The event is organised by the Friends of the Canal Museum and local villagers.

Organiser Lynda Payton told ITV News Anglia the event is all about highlighting the work of the canal during the war:

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