MacDonald, Miss Sheila
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An "open meeting" which included women. Cultural activities in war. Understanding what culture means. Misunderstandings about culture. A definition of culture. How paying attention to culture is part of our war effort. Maintaining our tradition and heritage through culture. How culture is important to us and our society. Our responsibility to keep alive and keep strong cultural activities. What is happening in Britain with regard to their culture, with instances and anecdotes. A look at art, the world of ideas, radio programmes, etc. An increase in the actual creative work itself during wartime: how and why that is so. Activities of the Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA). Saving what is attractive and what is of value in our life.