A Taste of the Home Front – Arundel Museum

In June 2015 the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded a grant to Arundel Museum to explore the story of how the town of Arundel responded to the problems of keeping the town fed during the First World War. ...

Wartime recipes – Lessons from World War One

Whilst researching food on the home front in World War One, it was interesting to find that some of the recipes were used in the Second World War. Elizabeth Craig, (1883 – 1980) prolific writer on fo...

History of Dawlish Violets

Dr Julia Neville is an Honorary Fellow in the History Department at Exeter University, and serves on the Council of the Devon History Society.    The Strand Centre in Dawlish have published a leaflet...

The Preacher and the Conscientious Objector

Dr Jacqueline Sarsby is a social anthropologist, oral historian and photographer. She was a full-time lecturer at the University of Kent before going free-lance. Among other books, she is the author ...

Miss Calmady-Hamlyn remembers…

Authored by Julia Neville Discussions at the February meeting of the Devon First World War Food and Farming Group started off with a look at the part women played in farming during the war. One of th...

The National Kitchens movement in Devon

Dr Julia Neville is an Honorary Fellow in the History Department at Exeter University, and serves on the Council of the Devon History Society.    In 1917, as food shortages started to make an impact ...