Slideshow: D-Day at Wicksteed Park

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Pupils learned all about D-Day during an educational event at Wicksteed Park.

On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings the park looked at the preparations for the invasion.

D-Day Event: Kettering: Wicksteed Park D-Day educational event part of Wicksteed at War. Children taking part in D-Day drill and practice.' 'Friday 6th June 2014 NNL-140606-205638009

D-Day Event: Kettering: Wicksteed Park D-Day educational event part of Wicksteed at War. Children taking part in D-Day drill and practice.' 'Friday 6th June 2014 NNL-140606-205638009

The day included mine detecting – manned by a member of The Royal Pioneers – a weapons table for children to look at and handle under close supervision, a drill ground and an assault course.

There was also a Land Army display and a Second World War vehicle display.