Exhibition opening at Bishop's Stortford Museum

Monday 4th August

By Emma Steed

On the Beat: Stories from 1914 – 1918

Exhibition opening and Special events

Monday 4th August

12 noon – 4pm

Come and be one of the first to see our new exhibition:  Find out about life on the home front during the First World War, through the eyes of the local police.  These fascinating stories, some tragic, some quite ordinary and some funny, are told with the aid of graphic novels designed by students from Middlesex university.

Something for all the family:

Come and see the exhibition, see some of the records on which the stories are base, talk to the conservator,  create a wanted poster, have your fingerprint taken and join in with some of our events.

On the beat walk around Bishop’s Stortford

12 noon: free but please book in advance ( phone 01279 651746)           

Meet outside St Michael’s church

Join a guided, storytelling walk around the town.  Find out about a policeman’s beat during the war years and see some of the locations he would have visited.

Talk: On the Beat: Stories from 1914 – 1918


Terry Cox, from the Police Great War society, will entertain us with stories about the role the police played in the Great War.

Children’s Storytelling

2.45 and 3.45pm   (no need to book)

Hear some amazing and funny stories from our story teller – retelling the war time tales in an accessible and entertaining way.


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