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Remembering Nottingham’s First World War

November 19, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

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.

Book for the 11.00am-1.00pm walk here
Book for the 1.00pm-3.00pm walk here

In partnership with

N/A

Contact email address

afzrw@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes




Details

Date:
November 19
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Other

Description for print
This trail, aided with maps, songs and stories of First World War in Nottingham, will explore how the city responded to the call to the colours and how it mourned its dead. Led by Dr Ross Wilson.
Is booking required?
Yes
Contact email address
afzrw@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk
Event partners
N/A
Region
East Midlands
City/town
Nottingham
Accessibility information
The trail will involve a walk of approximately 2 hours with stops along the way.
Image copyright information
Image provided by the event organiser

Venue

Trent Building
University Park
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG7 2RD
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Accessibility information
The trail will involve a walk of approximately 2 hours with stops along the way.