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The Lived Experience of British Forces in Germany, 1945-2019
Talk

8 May 2020, 11.30am

FREE

The Lived Experience of British Forces in Germany, 1945-2019

CANCELLED: Historian and curator Dr Peter Johnston reveals the human stories behind our new exhibition 'Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945'.

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Why the Allies Won
Talk

8 May 2020, 1.45pm

FREE

Why the Allies Won

CANCELLED: Renowned historian James Holland discusses the events that brought the Second World War in Europe to an end in 1945.

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VE Day 75: Wartime Weekend
Exhibition

8 - 9 May 2020, 10.00am

FREE

VE Day 75: Wartime Weekend

CANCELLED: Celebrate 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe. Be transported back in time with our Victory Street, military music, and topical talks.

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Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Exhibition

8 May 2020 - 8 May 2021

FREE

Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945

POSTPONED: More than a million British soldiers have lived and served in Germany over the past 75 years. Follow their evolution from conquerors and occupiers to allies and friends.

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Victory Dance
Late

8 May 2020, 7.00pm

£20.00

Victory Dance

CANCELLED: Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and jive the night away at our 1940s dance.

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Florence Nightingale's Crimean War Tour
Tour

12 May 2020, 11.30am

FREE

Florence Nightingale's Crimean War Tour

CANCELLED: Join us for a special gallery tour to mark the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth, looking at the Crimean War, Florence and her associates.

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Florence Nightingale at 200
Talk

15 May 2020, 11.30am

FREE

Florence Nightingale at 200

CANCELLED: To mark the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale's birth, Mark Bostridge helps separate the facts from the fiction surrounding this pioneering nurse.

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Road to Recovery
Exhibition

18 May - 27 September 2020

FREE

Road to Recovery

POSTPONED: Follow the challenging journeys of rehabilitation and recovery taken by soldiers who have suffered life-changing mental or physical injuries.

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Tiny Troopers: Animals
Workshop

18 May 2020

£5.00

Tiny Troopers: Animals

CANCELLED: Bring your little ones to our toddlers’ session, perfect for ages 2 to 4.

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Eight Days at Yalta
Talk

20 May 2020, 6.30pm

£5.00

Eight Days at Yalta

CANCELLED: In 1945, as Allied forces advanced across Europe and into Germany, their political leaders met at Yalta. Join Diana Preston to explore the choices they made for peace.

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How Germany Remembers
Talk

22 May 2020, 11.30am

FREE

How Germany Remembers

CANCELLED: Join Angela Findlay as she discusses Germany's unique process of remembrance following the Second World War, with a focus on the 'counter memorial' movement.

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A Hundred Years of Veterans' Mental Health
Screening

22 May 2020, 6.30pm

FREE

A Hundred Years of Veterans' Mental Health

CANCELLED: Join us for a special evening to mark Mental Health Awareness Week, including a screening of 'Combat Stress 100', a film capturing the voices of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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