'The BEF: The final verdict': a lecture by Prof John Bourne

'The BEF: The final verdict': a lecture by Prof John Bourne

08 Jun 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

Now that the Great War is more than a hundred years behind us, and after five years of centenaries, …

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'The Treaty of Versailles' a talk by Dr Simon Peaple

'The Treaty of Versailles' a talk by Dr Simon Peaple

10 Jun 2019 19:00
Lincoln & North Lincolnshire

Dr Simon Peaple presents his talk “The Treaty of Versailles, 1919”

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‘Did Currie and the Canadians Win the War?’ with Robert Linnell

‘Did Currie and the Canadians Win the War?’ with Robert Linnell

11 Jun 2019 19:15
Middlesex

Robert Linnnell will be giving a talk on Sir Arthur Currie. Robert Linnell is the author of ‘The For…

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Shell Shock by Suzie Grogan

Shell Shock by Suzie Grogan

12 Jun 2019 19:30
Somerset

Shell Shock by Suzie Grogan.  80,000 men were diagnosed with shell shock during the Great War but t…

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Mike Taylor - 'Beyond the Somme - Brig-Gen Frank Crozier and the Welsh Bantam Brigade'

Mike Taylor - 'Beyond the Somme - Brig-Gen Frank Crozier and the Welsh Bant…

13 Jun 2019 18:30
Antrim and Down

Mike Taylor talks about the command by the controversial Brigadier Frank Percy Crozier of the 119 Br…

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'There is more to Cambrai than Tanks' with Ross Beadle

'There is more to Cambrai than Tanks' with Ross Beadle

15 Jun 2019 16:30
Birmingham

The great incursion by the tanks into the German lines at Cambrai on 20th November 1917 was all but …

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First War World - The Shaping Of The Modern World with Prof. Gary Sheffield

First War World - The Shaping Of The Modern World with Prof. Gary Sheffield…

17 Jun 2019 20:00
Southend on Sea

Sir Max Hastings has described Gary as “One of Britain’s foremost historians of the First World War,…

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A Tower of Strength - Dr Michael LoCicero

A Tower of Strength - Dr Michael LoCicero

19 Jun 2019 19:45
Avon

A Tower of Strength - Brigadier-General Edward Bulfin and the 1914 campaign in France and Flanders. …

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Talk: ‘The Fall Of Beaumont Hamel: What Went Right For The Germans In July 1916 & Went So Badly Wrong In November’ by Alastair Fraser

Talk: ‘The Fall Of Beaumont Hamel: What Went Right For The Germans In July …

24 Jun 2019 19:15
Northumberland

Talk: ‘The Fall Of Beaumont Hamel: What Went Right For The Germans In July 1916 & Went So Badly …

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Marietta Crichton Stuart :   Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys: from Oxford and the rabbit hole to the Somme and beyond.

Marietta Crichton Stuart : Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys: from Ox…

27 Jun 2019 20:00
Thames Valley

Marietta Crichton Stuart : Alice in Wonderland and her lost boys: from Oxford and the rabbit hole to…

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In Search of the Unknown Warrior

In Search of the Unknown Warrior

29 Jun 2019 14:30
Scotland (Tayside)

Ron Scrimgeor The story of the 'Unknown Warrior' has fascinated Ron Scrimgeour for more than forty …

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'Frightfulness - Britain and the Advent of Chemical Warfare on the Western Front 1915 by Nick Paul'

'Frightfulness - Britain and the Advent of Chemical Warfare on the Western …

01 Jul 2019 19:30
Lancashire (North)

Frightfulness - Britain and the Advent of Chemical Warfare on the Western Front 1915 by Nick Paul R…

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J.R.R. Tolkien and the 11th Lancashire Fusiliers on the Somme -- By John Bourne

J.R.R. Tolkien and the 11th Lancashire Fusiliers on the Somme -- By John Bo…

02 Jul 2019 19:30
Chesterfield

John Bourne has been doing some work on J.R.R. Tolkien and the Great War with his friend Tom Shippey…

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"Field Marshall Julian Byng" a talk by William Franklin.

"Field Marshall Julian Byng" a talk by William Franklin.

03 Jul 2019 19:00
Cambridgeshire

Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy,is the subject of this presentation by William Franklin. He w…

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‘Lawrence of Arabia: Man, Movie and Myth’ with Dr John Peaty FRGS FRHistS

‘Lawrence of Arabia: Man, Movie and Myth’ with Dr John Peaty FRGS FRHistS

09 Jul 2019 19:15
Middlesex

Lawrence was probably the most remarkable officer to have served in the British Army during the Grea…

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