External Links

There is a wealth of material available on the Fifties via the internet. Here are some of the best we've found. (Please note we are not responsible for the content of these sites).

www.nme.com  For lyrics, performances and all the low down on the top music of the decade 
www.loti.com For a real cornucopia of information about life in the Fifties, from teenagers to television, teddy boys to sputniks, to fashion and style
www.fashion-era.com This site is a treasure trove of facts on fashion and social change
www.royal.gov.uk For 50 more facts about the HM Queen’s coronation 2 June 1953
www.bbc.co.uk Rely on the BBC ‘On This Day’ pages for all that happened on this and other landmark dates of the decade
www.youtube.com Bring the era alive by viewing original footage of Roger Bannister’s four minute mile, the Suez Crisis, the Coronation, Sooty and Sweep and much more

Local Ilmington Links

www.ilmington.org.uk Ilmington’s official village website
www.ilmingtonschool.co.uk Welcome to Ilmington C of E Primary School
www.judgethepoet.com Judge the Poet
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The Sarah Hobson Studio: Sarah uses a wide range of media in her artwork, from paintings in acrylics to mono prints and pen and ink. She has work in collections in Britain, Ireland and Spain and has been exhibited in Ireland, Devon and Warwickshire.  To visit her studio gallery email