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Embroidered Christmas cards
Workshop

2 January 2019 - 5 January 2019

FREE

Embroidered Christmas cards

Make your own festive greetings card inspired by the First World War Christmas cards in our collection in this free family workshop.

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'This whimsical and gallant soul': Sir Alfred Munnings and the First World War
Talk

4 January 2019, 11.30am

FREE

'This whimsical and gallant soul': Sir Alfred Munnings and the First World War

Dr Bill Teatheredge of the Munnings Art Museum talks about the extraordinary experiences of Alfred Munnings, both at home and on campaign with the Canadian Cavalry Brigade.

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Postcard performances: Sending Christmas greetings in the First World War
Performance

5 January 2019

FREE

Postcard performances: Sending Christmas greetings in the First World War

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.

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Christmas Truce cartoon family workshop
Workshop

6 January 2019

FREE

Christmas Truce cartoon family workshop

Learn how to create your own drawing of the 1914 Christmas Truce, inspired by First World War cartoons in our collection.

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Alfred Munnings: Memory, the War Horse and the Canadians in 1918
Talk

9 January 2019, 6.00pm

£15.00

Alfred Munnings: Memory, the War Horse and the Canadians in 1918

Join art historian Dr Jonathan Black and horse-racing journalist and presenter Brough Scott for an evening of discussion on their new book.

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The last cavalry war in Europe
Talk

11 January 2019, 11.30am

FREE

The last cavalry war in Europe

Adam Zamoyski’s talk will focus on the use of cavalry in Eastern Europe in the two years that followed the First World War.

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The Falklands 1982: Realities of a shared war
In Conversation

18 January 2019, 6.00pm

£5.00

The Falklands 1982: Realities of a shared war

Join Lieutenant General Sir Cedric Delves and Helen Parr in conversation with Major General Arthur Denaro as they look at the Falklands War through the experiences of those who fought there.

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Burying the dead on the Western Front
Talk

18 January 2019, 11.30am

FREE

Burying the dead on the Western Front

Richard Merry will discuss the clearing of French battlefields in the immediate aftermath of the First World War.

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The Rifleman book cover
Talk

19 January 2019, 2.30pm

FREE

Rifleman: A front-line life

Join veteran Victor Gregg, in conversation with historian Rick Stroud, talking about his life in the Army and beyond.

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BSL tour: Alfred Munnings
Tour

19 January 2019, 2.00pm

£10.50

British Sign Language tour: Alfred Munnings

Join Edward Richards for a BSL guided tour of our major exhibition, 'Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918'.

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Curator tour: Alfred Munnings
Tour

23 January 2019, 11.00am

£10.50

Curator tour: Alfred Munnings

Join a curator on an hour-long tour of our exhibition, 'Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918'.

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Britain's Finest Hour: The liberation of Bergen-Belsen
Talk

25 January 2019, 11.30am

FREE

Britain's Finest Hour: The liberation of Bergen-Belsen

Professor Rainer Schulze will discuss the British Army's involvement in liberating Bergen-Belsen concentration camp at the end of the Second World War.

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