Guiding on television
On Monday the BBC broadcasted a programme based on Janie
Hampton's book ‘How the Girl Guides won the war’. It will be
available to watch online at BBC iPlayer until 12 October.
The show focussed on the impact guiding had on the war effort
and featured interviews with Janie as well as former Guide Lucy
Pendar, who shared her memories of the war. The 3rd Headington
Guides also took part in the construction of a blitz oven under
It was filmed at Girlguiding Oxfordshire's residential centre
Jubilee House last May, and forms part of the BBC Two series ‘How
we won the war’.