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Lloyd George’s Greatest War Speech, 100 Years On

Richard Toye
History Department, University of Exeter

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Today (19 September) is the centenary of David Lloyd George’s speech at the Queen’s Hall in the West End of London. 910 more words

Imperial & Global History

Don’t Forget Your Tape Measure: Planning a Temporary Exhibition

As a curatorial trainee based at two museums (Ancient House and Lynn Museum) I have been lucky enough to get involved with a range of temporary exhibitions. 775 more words


Remarkable Women of Guiding 2: Joan McLean

Many of us have known Joan McLean during the forty years of her involvement as an

adult member of Guiding in Western Australia. Joan became a Unit Leader in 1973 and then joined the Lone Guides in 1979 spending many years as a Lone Guide Leader and is now a member of Lone Trefoil. 767 more words

Postcards from London: The Poppies Edit

A few weeks ago, Will took me over to the Tower of London to see the poppies that are being planted to commemorate the centenary of the First World War and all of those who died in the conflict. 109 more words


The Lost Generation with Colour and Sound - But Can They Teach Us Anything?

Only those hiding under a rock would not know that 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. From our glittering, digital, social-media-obsessed standpoint, we could be forgiven for thinking that we’re light years away from that long-gone Edwardian age. 516 more words

TV Show Review

War, truth and memory

Today I visited the Imperial War Museum (London), it’s been closed for a while having a re-fit and makeover. I went particularly for the exhibition: Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War, I took my camera as I’m looking to get back into photography and developing film and with no plans on a Saturday I decided to go. 891 more words

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