Home of our Delight
Sat 10th Sep - Sat 22nd Oct
Home of our Delight explores the stories of the young men marked on the Mells village memorial, and of their families. As well as gamekeepers, gardeners and colliery workers these men included the last son and heir of the Horner family and Mells estate, and his brother-in-law, the son of the wartime Prime Minister.
The Battle of the Somme with Professor Sir Hew Strachan
Tue 13th Sep
The British folk memory of the Battle of the Somme is dominated by one moment: 7.30am on 01 July 1916. It was a bright summer’s day, the sun well up, and falling from the east on the backs of the German defenders and into the faces of the British. Officers sounded their whistles, and their men scrambled up ladders to get out of the trenches and into No Man’s Land...
Architecture Club presents…Lutyens & The Great War with Tim Skelton
Tue 4th Oct
Join Architectural Historian Tim Skelton to discover the story behind the extraordinary legacy of war memorials created by the great Architect Edwin Lutyens.