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Branch Awayday


This year's Awayday will take us to Richmond in North Yorkshire to visit the Green Howards Regimental Museum and Richmond Castle. Although the cells where the 'Richmond 16' (Conscientious Objectors) were held - and the graffiti they left behind - are closed for restoration, there are display boards charting the trials and tribulations of these men.…

'Conscientious Objectors' with Steve Erskine


Steve Erskine will be giving a presentation on conscientious objectors. Steve Erskine is a local historian of some note. He is an assistant curator of the Green Howards Museum. Richmond Castle was used as a prison for conscientious objectors. Owned by English Heritage the cells are on rare occasions open to the public. The cells contain graffiti …