Following the Siege of Antwerp, many Belgians fled for their lives coming to the UK. On 16th October 1914, a ‘special’ Ambulance train arrived at Tonbridge Station in the early hours of the morning carrying several wou
Home Front Legacy 1914-18 would like to give a big thank you to everyone who attended our workshops at the IWM Duxford and St. James' Priory, Bristol. The Home Front Legacy team had a great time working with Living Leg
Home Front Legacy 1914-18 and Living Legacies 1914-18 held the first joint training workshop of 2017 at the Imperial War Museum Duxford.
IWM Duxford provided a perfect venue for the workshop as the site was established
As part of the First World War centenary commemorations, we pay tribute to men, women and children who played a key role on the home front 100 years ago. From farms to factories, and training grounds to hospitals, thou
Week 5 is the final week of Big Recording Month. The Home Front Legacy team would like to thank everyone who has got involved recorded sites during Big Recording Month.
To round things off, our Core Users
To help you get started we asked our Core Users to provide some useful hints and tips; we have not been disappointed. This information has come from our most productive users who have much experience of researching Hom
This week we'll look at recording your site with our recording app. Our recording app is a simple to use web based application that can be used on both computers, tablets and smartphone devices to record your local Home Fr
This week we’ll look at visiting your site and creating your record. Once you have identified a site you can consider visiting it to determine levels of preservation, take photographs and interpret surviving features.
This week we'll look at finding Home Front sites in your local area using readily available sources of information. There's plenty of information out there to help you start your Home Front journey and you don't need any
August is the Home Front Legacy Big Recording Month. During this month we aim to get as many people as possible recording sites throughout the UK. To help you get involved, we will be posting a new blog each week that focu