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ONLINE: 'When Woolwich Went to War' by Steve Roberts


In association with the Kent (East) branch of the Western Front Association  Image: Women cleaning equipment returned from the Front. (Courtesy: IWM Q 108423)     "Throughout the centuries the prosperityof Woolwich has depended upon war, or the rumour of war." About the online talk: The London Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich has long been a…

A talk by Steve Roberts 'Analysing the 1916 film 'The Battle of the Somme'


In 1916 Geoffrey Malins and John McDowell filmed the preparation for and early days of the Battle of the Somme.  The film was released in British cinemas in August 1916 and in the following weeks it was seen by millions of people.  In Canterbury it was screened at the St Georges Theatre in Lower Bridge Street. Running for 77 minutes, the film was …