Events taking place in the wider area to commemorate the World War One centenary

To view World War One centenary events in Bath & North East Somerset use this link to the listings calendar.  For events taking place nationwide visit the events calendar maintained by the Imperial War Museum on the centenary website www.1914.org.

Taking place just outside Bath & North East Somerset are the following events:

Date

Organisation and venue

Event

Further information

2018

Continuing until 2018

Wells Remembers 

partnership at Wells & Mendip Museum, Wells

Exhibition, Monday-Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm (Winter 11.00am-4.00pm)

Wells Remembers

Exhibition marking the centenary with First World War stories from Somerset. Changing displays until 2018. £3 adult admission, £1 child/student, £6 family ticket

Further details on Wells Remembers website and Wells & Mendip Museum website

7 April - 1 July 2018 

Co-produced national touring exhibition at Bristol Cathedral

Photography exhibition, normal opening hours

No Man's Land

Exhibition of rare photographs by women involved in the First World War as nurses, ambulance drivers and official photographers.  Photographs by contemporary female artists are shown alongside photographs from 1914-18, these include photographs of where men charged with cowardice and desertion were shot at dawn.

Free admission 

Further details and an exhibition guide on the Bristol Cathedral website

5 June - 14 July 2018

Remembering the Real WW1 and Bristol Archives at Bristol Archives, B Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Road, Bristol

Exhibition, normal opening hours (see website)

Refusing to Kill: Bristol's World War 1 Conscientious Objectors

Exhibition exploring the stories of local men who refused to fight, and those who supported them.

Free (donations welcome)   

Opening hours on Bristol Archives website (also see 'What's On' link from homepage)

7 September 2018 - 23 November 2018

Marko Dutka and City of Bristol College students at Bristol Cathedral, Bristol

Exhibition (check Cathedral opening times)

At the Going Down of the Sun

Images from a major photography project photographing World War 1 War Graves in the Bristol area at night - at the 'Going Down of the Sun'. 

Further details on Project's Facebook site

Events page on Bristol Cathedral website

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