• CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
  • CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Postcard performances: Sending Christmas greetings in the First World War

Storytelling session at the National Army Museum
Join us for a series of family-friendly performances, telling the stories behind Christmas postcards sent by soldiers and their loved ones during the First World War.

In the First World War a wide range of new postcard designs sprang up suitable for ‘Tommies’ in the trenches to send to family at home, and for families to send to their loved ones fighting on the front line. 

Come and meet a postal worker as we explore original postcards sent back and forth between home and the front line during the First World War.

Sessions start at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

Drop-in family events are subject to availability on the day. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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