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World War One Discovery Day

Join us on Saturday 4 November 2017 from 11.00 to 4.00 at the Guildhall in Bath for free activities for all the family about the First World War.

  • Explore special displays from Bath Record Office and Local Studies, the Mayor's Parlour and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Get advice about researching your wartime family history and find out what was happening in and around Bath during the war years
  • View local photographs from 1914-1918 from the Bath in Time archive
  • Listen to and join in songs fom the era and meet some special characters from 1917
  • Go on an hour-long guided walk at 11.30 with local historian and writer Andrew Swift to find out about Bath during the War 
  • Try on replica costumes from the period - for adults and children
  • Bring along your medals and memorabilia and get expert advice from members of the Western Front Association
  • Younger visitors - make your own soldier's cap and some historic medals to take home   

The event is FREE and open to all

Download the event flyer for more information 

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