Past event archive
11 November 2018, 11:05-16:00

Please check signage on the day for details

Free drop-in

  • Family||Workshop
family drawing session
© Simon Mooney

To mark the centenary of the First World War and to commemorate the Armistice of 11 November 1918, join us for a family day of reflection and remembrance.

Activities include:

Make a poppy

Main Hall
Drop in, 11.05-16.00
Create a paper poppy or a peace dove with your family to take home.


Room 31
Drop in, 11.30, 13.00 and 14.00
Join a storyteller to hear about the life and nursing work of Maud McCarthy, Matron-in-Chief for the British Armies throughout the First World War.

Meet a First World War soldier

Rooms 30, 31 and 22
Drop in, 11.30, 12.30, 14.30 and 15.30
Meet an actor playing ‘Tommy of the Somme’, describing his life on the front and the first day of the Somme.