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    28 April 2018     

    Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018:
      30 April - 28 May 2018 Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AE FREE outdoor exhibition, accessible 24 hours a day The healing power of time and nature are captured in these stunning landscape images of the battlegrounds of the First World War. Exploring the theme of reconciliation to mark the centenary of armistice, the images highlight the impact of the war on the nations and societies involved, commemorating the role played by people of diverse races and creeds in what was the first truly global armed conflict.
    This is the final exhibition in a series of outdoor photographic displays from acclaimed photographer Michael St Maur Sheil which have sought to introduce the public to the issues and events of the First World War.
    In partnership with: 
    Ashford Borough Council City of London Corporation Imperial War Museum WWI Centenary Partnership U.S. National World War One Museum and Memorial Guided Walks - The City's Great War Heroes
    Monday and Sunday 11am and 2pm from 30 April to 28 May. There will be an additional walk on 28 May at 1.30pm. FREE, just turn up. Meet at the Bishopsgate entrance of Liverpool Street Station EC2 7PY Walk ends at Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AE Discover how the Square Mile coped with the loss and tragedy of a global conflict on this guided tour of the City. Walk in the footsteps of the first 'Pals Battalion', find the first UK memorial to the Great War and learn about the brave deeds of the City's regiments.

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    16 February 2018 10:00     10:00

    The Herts at War Exhibition launches on Friday 16th Feb and will be open:
    Friday 10-4
    Saturday 10-4
    Sunday 2-5 
     The exhibition runs until November 2018. 
    The location is the British Schools Museum, 41-42 Queen Street, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9TS
    As well as traditional displays, exhibits and artefacts, there will have a replica trench, many personal family collections (some of them previously unseen), medal displays, interactive areas, a Free historical research service and Free photographic digitisation service.
    I attended a previous exhibition in Letchworth which was excellent with experts on hand to answer any queries.

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