Archive for May 29, 2014

Everyday Lives in War: Experience and Memory of the First World War

How did war affect daily life between 1914 and 1918?

What was the legacy of the conflict?


Please join us for the opening event in a series of activities to support community research.

4pm onwards, Weston Auditorium foyer: Catch up on local activities, swap stories, volunteer skills and expertise.

5pm: First World War Roadshow: a panel of experts will comment on the historical significance of artefacts and ephemera related to Everyday Lives in War. Please let us know if you’d like to bring an item for the team to look at.

6.30pm, Weston Auditorium: A performance of J.M. Barrie’s
A Well-Remembered Voice, 1918 (running time 30 minutes). Presented by Everyday Lives in War in conjunction with IO Theatre.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be available.

All are welcome to attend this free event. RSVP: or to Julie Moore, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB