Day Conference: Enfield at War 1914-1918

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Day Conference: Enfield at War 1914-1918

Time: September 27, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Enfield Museum
Street: Dugdale Centre, 39 London Road
City/Town: Enfield Town
Website or Map: http://enfield.gov.uk/museum
Phone: 020 8379 1462 / 1469 / 2693
Event Type: history, talk, seminar, conference
Event Added By: Enfield Museum
Latest Activity: Jul 16, 2014

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Event Description

The Enfield Society, Enfield Museum and Local Studies are joining forces for a day to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, and explore the role played by those living in the borough.

 

- Talk by Phillip Abbot of the Royal Armouries on the exciting rediscovery of the long-lost staff ledgers of the Royal Small Arms factory.

 

- Talk “Shirts, shells and poison gas” by Ian Jones, co-author of the book ‘Enfield at War: 1914-1918’.

 

- First World War re-enactors.

 

- Dramatic retelling of the Cuffley Airship crash.

 

- War poems written and read by Enfield Poets.

 

- ‘Enfield at War: 1914-1918’ museum exhibition, with the chance to handle and view items not normally on display.

 

- Refreshments and lunch included.

 

Tickets £13, booking necessary to secure a place.

 

Send a stamped addressed envelope and cheque made payable to “The Enfield Society” to: The Enfield Society Day Conference, Jubilee Hall, 2 Parsonage Lane, Enfield, EN2 0AJ

 

Please include your telephone number and whether you are a member of the Enfield Society or not.

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