Tag Archives: WWI

New Perspectives on the First World War and Its Legacies

New Perspectives on the First World War and Its Legacies

The North East Research Forum for First World War Studies will be holding its second event in Durham, on the 18th June.

Please note that booking for the event closes on the 15th June, so please see New Perspectives on the Great War – 18 June -Invitation if you would like to find out more about this event.


‘Wor Life’ lecture series from Tyne-Wear Archives and Museums

TWAS has announced several lectures for April in their ‘Wor Life’ series about Tyne and Wear in the First World War:
• 11 Apr, 11.00- 12.30 Parsons Marine Steam Turbines: From Destroyers to Dreadnoughts 1898-1918, Geoff Horseman, Chief Turbine Engineer at Siemens and keeper of the historic archive at the C A Parsons Work. Segedunum Roman Fort, £4 per person (free to students),
• 17 April, Great War Baking, Nigel Grant, head of Pastry and Baking at Newcastle College, will teach you how to prepare Great War bakes in the professional training kitchen of their Lifestyle Academy, Newcastle College (meet at Discovery Museum), £10 per person, or £15 with lunch in the Academy’s restaurant
• 18 April, 1.00 – 3.00, Those Who Refused: Conscientious Objectors in the First World War. Dr André Keil (Durham University), Discovery Museum
• 25 Apr, 11.30-12.30, Rachel Parsons: Queen of the Machine, Henrietta Heald. Discovery Museum.
Please reserve tickets for any of these talks by contacting Marleen Vincenten (0191) 277 2166 marleen.vincenten@twmuseums.org.uk