Talk – ‘The Christmas Truce – It’s Place in the Public Imagination’ -Stuart Macfarlan.
A look at why the Christmas truce of 1914 and its famous football match still looms
large, via film and literature, in the public imagination 108 years after it happened.
An interlude with festive nibbles and musical accompaniment- songs inspired by the
Great War - performed by Tony Kempster.
‘A Magic Lantern’s Eye View of a German Christmas’ – Kevin Varty.
A collection of magic lantern slides, (the First World War version of a projector)
showing how the Germans might have entertained themselves at Christmas.