How the Great War Changed Kent 1914-1928

The Centre for Kent History and Heritage is pleased to invite you to attend an exciting day of historical public lectures and workshops exploring the social impact of the Great War on Kent.

We'd love to hear your family stories!

As well as hearing from research-active academic experts in the local history of Kent you are warmly invited to share your family artefacts and stories with us.

Where and When?

Study and Workshop Day - Saturday 23rd May 2015, 9:30 to 17:00 Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University


  • 9.30–10.00 Registration and coffee
  • 10.00–10.15 Welcome and Introduction (Dr Sheila Sweetinburgh)
  • 10.15–11.00 Lecture 1: The Roles and Experiences of Men and Women (Dr Martin Watts)
  • 11.00–12.15 Workshop 1: Looking at the Lives of Men and Women (Led by Dr Martin Watts)
  • 12.15–13.15 Lunch (make own arrangements)
  • 13.15–13.45 Lecture 2: The Roles and Experiences of Children Dr David Budgen
  • 13.45–15.00 Workshop 2: Looking at the Lives of Children Led by Dr David Budgen
  • 15.00–15.15 Tea
  • 15.15–15.45 Lecture 3: Memorialisation Dr Andrew Palmer and Dr Sally Minogue
  • 15.45–17.00 Workshops 3 and 4: 3. Bring along your artefacts and stories 4. The Great War and Poetry



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