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Remembering Nottingham’s First World War
19 November, 2018, 11:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Walk from the University of Nottingham’s campus to the city centre and discover of the First World War along the way. As the country marks the centenary of the war’s end, this event will consider the sites of mobilisation and memory. It’ll look at the places where the war touched the lives of ordinary individuals, drawing citizens of Nottingham into the global conflict and it’ll also visit the places where their service and sacrifice was remembered. The outbreak of the conflict in 1914 and its conclusion in 1918 will be discussed along with how the conflict has changed the city. The tour will be accompanied by maps, photographs and a few songs along the way. Sturdy walking boots and rain coats are recommended!
This guided walk will take place between 11:00am and 1:00pm and will be repeated between 1:00pm and 3:00pm.