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'The Home Front 1914 to 1918 ' with Tim Lynch


In October, we return to World War 1 with a lecture from historian Tim Lynch on the subject of life on the Home Front.  The First World War created an entirely new sphere of war – the Home Front.  Every single person in the country was affected in some way by the experience.  In this talk Tim will look at some of the bits of history that have been …

A talk by Dr. Vivien Newman 'With bill-hook and stick they cleared out the ditches. Women on the land in the First World War'


In 2004, Viv Newman was awarded a PhD for her thesis Songs of Wartime Lives: Women's Poetry of the First World War (Essex). She was selected by the BBC for their 'Expert Women' training and speaks widely about women in WW1 on local radio, at national and international conferences, and for specialist and general interest audiences. She writes fo…