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Branch Summer Visits 2017


  Branch Summer Visits 2017   Friday 30th June 2017 Green Howards Museum and Richmond Castle A trip by shared cars to Richmond for a visit to the Green Howards Museum and the Castle where Conscientious Objectors were imprisoned in the Great War. Our recent speaker Carl Watts has offered to guide us on the day. Leaving Alnwick 08.15 from rear …

'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 …