Father Christmas at the Tribunal

The Kaiser’s assault on Fairyland defeated Contributed by Julie Moore It seems that even the residents of Fairyland were not exempt from the demands of the Military Service Act during the First World...

Joseph, the war, a strike and a maddening memorandum

Contributed by David Hewitt Joseph fought in the First World War, even though that certainly wasn’t what he wanted. Oddly, he had at one time volunteered for military service. But, even more oddly, h...

J.M. Barrie’s A Well Remembered Voice on tour

  Contributed by Andrew Maunder Our production of J.M. Barrie’s play about spiritualism, A Well Remembered Voice, is heading out on tour in autumn 2016. A co-production with IO Theatre, it combi...

Berta Ruck: A war-time best-seller

Contributed by Andrew Maunder In its notice of her death in 1978 The Times explained of Berta Ruck (1878-1978) that she had been “a novelist of popular stamp, who wrote very largely for and about you...

Winning the Children

This article has been researched and written by Meredith Andrea, who is the grandniece of a World War 1 boy soldier Clements Hall Local History Group https://clementshallhistorygroup.wordpress.com  i...