World War One Lark Hill Place 1918 programme

Here you will find all events/talks related to our World War One Lark Hill Place 1918 programme. All events suitable for ages 16 years +.

All events/talks are held at Salford Museum & Art Gallery and booking is required.

Moving with the Times: The Artists of World War One and the Development of Modern Art - 15/10/18

Date: Monday 15 October 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: £4.50, booking required

HLFCynthia Greenwood looks at the state of modern art at the time of World War One and explores the way artists were experimenting with contemporary styles.

How did the war artists responded to modern developments, considering such problems as the censorship of their art but also the positive challenges of the new, surreal, world of war as a subject. View full event.

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The Wartime Canvas - 31/10/18

Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: £4.50, booking required

Salford Museum and Art Gallery has in it's collection many paintings from both the first and second world wars. Join Danny Morrell as he takes a look at some rarely see examples and places them in context. View full event.

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Hubert and Wilfreth - 07/11/18

Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018
Time: 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: £4.50, booking required

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Author of 'Salford Pals', Michael Stedman focuses on the German spring offensive of 1918 and the events which overtook the 16th battalion of the Manchester regiment in March of that year.

The battalion's commanding officer was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously and the talks will also deal with the attempts to find his body after the war and the commemoration of his life. View full event.

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Did Salford become a 'fit land for heroes' after 1918?

Date: Monday 12 November 2018
Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Cost: £4.50, booking required

In 1918, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George promised that soldiers would return to a 'fit land for heroes to live in' when the First World War was over.

The talk will examine some fascinating materials from the archives of Salford Museum & Art Gallery to consider how well the returning local soldiers were treated. There will be intriguing human stories, including tales of medals, markets and 'mirthful mystical entertainers'. View full event.

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The Soundscape of Early Modernity - 21/11/18

Date: Wednesday 21 November 2018
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: £4.50, booking required

HLFProfessor Stephen Davismoon takes us on an exploration of how the Sonic Ecology of the world was changed forever in the wake of WW1. View full event.

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Musical Revolutions - 05/12/18

Date: Wednesday 5 December 2018
Time: 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Cost: £4.50, booking required

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An introduction to the changes that occurred in musical thinking during the first two decades of the 20th century - the years leading up to, during and immediately after WW1. View full event.

Speaker: Professor Stephen Davismoon.

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