Hands on History

Hands on History

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  • Friday 24 October
  • Upton House and Garden

    FRI 24 OCT

    Guided Walks of Historic Edgehill

    Upton House and Gardens - National Trust, Nr Banbury

    Run by: Upton House and Gardens - National Trust

    Reinvigorate your love of walking with two countryside explorations from Upton.

  • photograph of bodiam castle

    FRI 24 OCT

    Folklore and Traditions of Medieval England

    Bodiam Castle - National Trust, Nr Robertsbridge

    Run by: Bodiam Castle - National Trust

    Visit the castle in the crisp autumn air and discover the folklore and traditions around this fabled month.

  • photograph of poppy field

    FRI 24 OCT


    J. M. Staniforth's Western Mail Cartoons 1914-1918

    National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff

    Run by: National Museum Cardiff

    An art lunchtime talk.

  • Walking

    FRI 24 OCT


    A Local History

    The Grindstone Pub, Crookes

    Run by: Activity Sheffield

    This tour will explore the origins of the name and area, as well as investigating a variety of historical and archietctural features of…

  • photograph of war horse

    FRI 24 OCT

    The Real War Horses

    Manx Museum, Douglas

    Run by: Manx Museum

    A leture on horse power, logistics and transport from 1914 to 1918.

  • Saturday 25 October
  • Poppy

    SAT 25 OCT


    October Half Term Activities

    IWM Duxford, Duxford

    Run by: IWM Duxford

    Our October half term activities look at the dawn of aerial warfare and the increase in the use of aircraft at the start of the First W…

  • Carnegie Heritage Centre in the summer

    SAT 25 OCT

    Hull's Forgotten Heroes

    Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd., Kingston Upon Hull

    Run by: Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd

    Looking at Street Shrines, Transport, Widows and Orphans, Spanish Flu, Shot at Dawn, Hospitals, Memorials and Unknown Soldiers not forg…

  • Pens

    SAT 25 OCT

    Trent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend one

    Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

    Run by: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Art workshops, guided talks and 'meet the artist' events inspired by the Great War and the Trent to Trenches exhibition.

  • Forest

    SAT 25 OCT


    Walk: Forest at War

    Broadstrood car park, Essex

    Run by: Epping Forest Information Centre

    A guided walk to look at the effects of the two world wars on the landscape.

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