This fully illustrated talk looks at the impact of the First World War Armistice and the legacy of the war in local communities. It looks at how the Armistice was celebrated, what happened when soldier returned home and how families managed in the immediate aftermath. Emphasis is placed on individual soldiers’ and families’ stories, oral testimony and unseen photographs from the time. 'Stephen is an independent Heritage Advisor who works with a number of museums, universities, charities and other heritage organisations to design exhibitions and make funding applications on their behalf. He is currently working with the History Faculty, University of Oxford and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum. He is the author of 'Lancashire's Forgotten Heroes' - a history of the 8th East Lancs in the Great War.’

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
13 Mar 2019 19:45