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Charity shop creates nostalgic display for new film

PUBLISHED: 16:07 23 February 2018 | UPDATED: 12:52 26 February 2018

The Age UK shop window. Picture: David Maskell

The Age UK shop window. Picture: David Maskell

David Maskell

A charity shop has created a 1950s window display in partnership with new film Finding Your Feet.

Shop manager Mandy Hall (left) and volunteer Carol Mitchell Shop manager Mandy Hall (left) and volunteer Carol Mitchell

All Age UK shops, including one in Plumstead Road in Norwich, have been asked by the charity to make a display promoting the film, and to enter a competition for best dressed window.

Shop volunteer Carol Mitchell, 54, lent rockabilly dresses and records from her youth to create the nostalgic display. She said: “We’ve had lots of attention, mainly from people who grew up in that era.”

Shop manager Mandy Hall said: “We were pleased to get it just right. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect window.”

To celebrate the release of the film on Friday, Age UK and Entertainment One have launched a competition to follow in the footsteps of star Imelda Staunton and win a luxury, five day trip for two to Rome. Customers can get more information in the shop or at www.ageuk.org.uk/findingyourfeet

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