Bishop’s Stortford Museum, Lunchtime talk series
A series of lectures which draw on research undertaken as part of On the beat: Stories from 1914 – 1918 project
Cost: £3.50 to Book call the box office on 01279 651746
Wednesday 10th September
The enemy is among us
A major concern at the start of the war was the enemy among us, spies were imagined everywhere – come along and find out about some of the stories from Hertfordshire and their outcomes.
Wednesday 12th November
When having a conscience was a crime
In 1916 you could have been imprisoned for refusing to join the military – the men who stood on their consciences suffered terribly, but their stories provide a fascinating insight into the mood of the time and the bravery of those who went against it.
Wednesday 14th January
In every house a soldier
During WW1 thousands of homes billeted soldiers. Men from different areas of the country descended on small communities and changed their lives completely.