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Seminar Series 2022-2023


In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper – School of History, University of Kent in partnership with the Western Front Association and the Gateways Partnership present details of the seminar series, 2022-23. This is the seventh series of eight seminars on the history of the First World War, free and open to all. Ieper venue and start times: Educational...

“Ypres: from ruin to restoration” by Jeremy Gordon-Smith


Jeremy will present a visual tour of post-war Ypres using photographs taken by Corporal Ivan Bawtree, his great-great-uncle who was an official photographer for the Graves Registration Commission during and after the war.  Aside from his Army work photographing war graves, Ivan took many photographs of towns devastated by war in France and Fland...

'The British League of Help' with Dudley Giles


Dudley Giles will be giving at talk on The British League of Help.  The British League of Help was formed in 1920 as a charitable body with a single purpose: to provide aid to communities in the areas of northern France devastated during the Great War. It pursued its objective by encouraging British cities and towns to become a 'Godparent' to a...