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Discovering the First World War in Yorkshire and the Humber

Posted  7 September 2017 in Events   News  
By Liz Robertson
Discovering the First World War in Yorkshire and the Humber, c. Gateways to the First World War

27 October 2017 11:00 – 15:30

Location: Devonshire Hall, 15 Cumberland Road, Leeds, LS6 2EF

Are you currently involved in a project to commemorate the First World War centenary?

Are you considering applying for funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund?

The Arts and Humanities Research Council World War One Engagement Centres would like to invite you to a free Discovery Day in Leeds, to learn more about the war and its legacies in Yorkshire and the Humber, hear about other local projects, and share your own experiences.

Staff from HLF will be also on hand to answer queries, and the day is being organised by members of the AHRC World War One Engagement Centres, who support HLF-funded projects.

Speakers include:

Rob Freeman, ‘Craven and the First World War project’

New Focus, Impressions Gallery, Bradford, ‘No Man’s Land’: Uncovering women’s viewpoints on the First World War’

Clements Hall local history group, York ‘The impact of a Zeppelin raid on York’

Alison Fell, ‘The war in Yorkshire: International connections’

This is a free event, but please register your attendance here

For more information, visit the Engagement Centre website

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