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SAT 20 SEP

WW1 Weekend

Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield

Run by: Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Commemorating the role of the South and North Staffordshire Regiment Battalions during the 1st Battle of Ypres.

clock10:00–16:00

Suitable for any age

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Uniformed re-enactors will re-create the experience of trench life in our fantastic WW1 trench system, and describe what life was like for soldiers during the Great War.

We also re-create ‘back areas' or the activities that were going on behind the trenches including dressing stations and mess tents, and you'll get the chance to chat to British and German soldiers alike, try on uniforms and handle weapons and equipment. A fascinating insight into the Great War.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 21 Sep 10:00–16:00

Cost

Adults £6.00, children and concessions £4.00, family ticket £15.00.

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

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Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, WS14 9PY

About this location

Situated on the A51 between Lichfield and Tamworth, next to Whittington Barracks, the Museum tells the story of the Show more… present day Staffordshire Battalion of the Mercian Regiment and its predecessors from 1705. There are frequent special exhibitions and events in the Museum and/or its extensive grounds.Show less…

Situated on the A51 between Lichfield and Tamworth, next to Whittington Barracks, the Museum tells the story of the present day Staffordshire Battalion of the Mercian Regiment and its predecessors from 1705. There are frequent special exhibitions and events in the Museum and/or its extensive grounds.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Staffordshire Regiment Museum.

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