Up and coming events at Bishop's Stortford Museum

Lunch time talks

By Emma Steed

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.

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