IWM Duxford & Bristol Workshop Presentations
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 Legacies 1914-18 to provide these workshops.
The presentations from the workshops can be found below, along with further information about the projects involved. We would like to thank all speakers for allowing us to share their presentations.
Claire’s presentation introduces the brilliant work of the Council for British Archaeology, showing how you can get involved in archaeology.
Introduction to Home Front Legacy presentation- Chris Kolonko, Council for British Archaeology Home Front Legacy Officer
This presentation introduces the Home Front Legacy 1914-18 project. You can find
“Living Legacies 1914-18” provides communities with access to information, expertise and support for projects that explore the impacts that World War One had in Britain and Ireland, and the war’s continuing legacies today. Living Legacies is looking to work with community groups throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland, providing links to university researchers to share resources and ideas.
This presentation introduces some of the projects Living Legacies’ have supported so far.
Wayne’s presentation introduces the myriad of fascinating First World War Home Front sites that survive and remain to be re-discovered. See what you can re-discover and record with our online recording app.
A look at the available Heritage Lottery Fund funding options for First World War centenary projects.
Elmswell History Group: The Lost Aerodrome of Elmswell- Peter McGee & Graham Mack of Elmswell History Group
Elmswell History Group have been investigating, excavating and recording the lost First World War Home Defence Squadron of Elmswell. The group have recorded surviving archaeological features, helping to build up a detailed record of this forgotten airfield. This presentation introduces some of their findings.
John Maddan is a Home Front Legacy champion and has helped record over 300 sites for the project. The Geograph project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Geograph is also a great resource for local historians and archaeologists looking to find out more about their local area. This presentation highlights some of the fascinating First World War sites Geograph has recorded with the Home Front Legacy recording app.
Bristol’s WWI Conscientious Objectors- Bristol Radical History Group (Information forthcoming)