The Last Post Veterans Drop In and Museum

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Open every day. Mon-Wed 1100-2100 hrs. Thu-Sat 1100-0100 hrs (inc Bank Holidays)


The Last Post,
Cranworth Street
Thornaby, Durham TS17 7DR


Julia Cooper


07999 439064


About The Last Post Memorial Bar & Museum
1 Free Sunday lunches for Veterans, OAP’s and those that need it. Free teas coffees all day for OAP’s and veterans free hot food for homeless along with sleeping bag if needed ( there’s a wet room for them to use too)
2 Hospital and care home visits taking items like pyjamas, slippers, socks, toothpaste needed items. 3 Veterans Breakfast clubs monthly, and bacon butty club once a week, and bingo for our OAP’s
4 Regimental Reunions, a venue to hold a reunion. Care home get together afternoon tea’s on our premises, we can organise mini busses to bring residents over to us.
5 Shoe boxes and care boxes for our deployed serving personnel and homeless.
6 School educational visits to the museum free of charge
7 A secure haven and first port of call for many veterans and the community seeking help, advice and guidance.
8 The Museum – a show case of memorabilia from all over the world handed over to me over a nine year period along with my own collection on display. The Museum is a charity in its own right and contains items belonging to the Victoria Cross Association.
9 The Memorial Bar and Museum is a unique personal tribute to those who lost their lives in all conflicts. It is a place of respect where loved ones can send photographs and memorabilia to me and i personally put them on display. Great care is taken of all the memorabilia, photos etc brought in.
10 Free Christmas dinners for veterans homeless and lonely people, free meals where needed & Easter eggs to care homes .
11. Humanitarian aid collection and runs out to Poland and Ukraine.
12 Remembrance Sunday – we offer free hot drinks and hot food throughout the day to everyone who comes after the parade. We also support Armed Forces Day and the venue is open to families and Associations etc to organise events . This is a small insight of just some of what goes on behind the scenes. Together we can offer more…

Delivery Partners in support

SSAFA, TRBL, Local Authority