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27 April: A Night in the West End 1914-1918


  A free lecture-concert presented by Dr Emma Hanna and Dr Helen Brooks with the Invicta Concert Band at Westgate Hall, Canterbury.In this lecture-concert organised by Gateways to the First World War, Dr Emma Hanna and Dr Helen Brooks bring together their respective expertise in the histories of wartime music and wartime theatre to explore the sto…

'British Military Music During the Great War' by Dr Emma Hanna


Caption: The band of the First Bradford Pals (16 West Yorks) The role of military music is often overlooked. It has a crucial role to play, not least in keeping spirits up, and the unit in step, on long marches. In addition to maintaining morale, the musicians themselves often doubled as stretcher-bearers during battle. It played an important role…