An archive photograph of a Marks & Spencer store in the 1940s

Sociable History Club: Coupons, Quality and Civilian Clothing: M&S in the 1940s


13 September 2019

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Venue Leeds City Museum

Tags Activity, Adult, Talk,

Did you know that ‘slacks’ were a bestseller at M&S during the war? Or that M&S technologists advised the Government on clothing rationing?

Join us for an informative talk by Katie Cameron, Archive & Outreach Officer, M&S Company Archive. With photographs, documents and original garments, discover how M&S provided for customers despite the challenges of the Second World War.

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