FREE EVENT 'Away from the Western Front' : Salonika, Palestine & Mesopotamia - National Conference  30 October
30 Oct

'Away from the Western Front' National Conference


09.00 Venue open for exhibitors to set up

10.00 Registration, refreshments on arrival

10.30 Opening remarks – Lyn Edmonds, Project Director

10.35 Introduction – Robin Clutterbuck, National Coordinator

10.40 'A Most Cosmopolitan Front: Defining features of the Salonika Campaign 1915-1918'.  Alan Wakefield, Head of First World War & Early 20th Century Conflict, Imperial War Museums

11.10 A Castle Drogo mason goes to Salonika – a music and drama project

11.25 ‘Salonika Reflections’ – an art exhibition by military veterans

11.40 Gustav Holst in Salonika – a music and food project

11.55 ‘The Turin Men’ – a remembrance project

12.00 'War in the Land of Promises: The Palestine Campaign 1918 and its legacy'. Stuart Hadaway, historian and author

12.30 From Islington to Palestine – a research and animation project

12.45 From Devon to Palestine – the ‘Holy Lands’ research and drama project

13.00 Lunch and time to see exhibitions

14.00 'Medical tentacles: Military Medical services in Africa, 1914-1918 and beyond.' Dr Anne Samson, Independent Historian and Coordinator of the Great War in Africa Association

14.20 Presentations from the Creative Writing Competition

14.35 'Desert Insurgency: The Archaeology of T E Lawrence and the Arab Revolt, 1916-18.' Professor Nicholas J Saunders, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Bristol

15.10 From Lancashire to Mesopotamia – art projects based on individual soldiers’ stories

15.25 Horses in the War – two creative projects about horses and their travels

15.40 Concluding remarks

16.00 End. Exhibitors vacate premises by 17.00

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Armada House Conference Centre, Armada House Conference Centre, Telephone Avenue, Bristol BS1 4BQ
FREE EVENT 'Away from the Western Front' : Salonika, Palestine & Mesopotamia - National Conference 30 October,
30 Oct 2018 09:00