Led by our poet-in-residence, this session will explore the soldier experience using a range of handling objects, soldier portraits and soldier stories from the museum’s collections. Learners will be encouraged to think about how language can be used in inventive ways to describe the unique experience of First World War soldiers in the trenches.
Poems may be finished in the session or treated as works in progress to be taken back to school for further development.
This session is 90 minutes long.
The session includes: