St John Ervine: A playwright at war

Contributed by Andrew Maunder As the Finborough Theatre in London stages a new production of St John Ervine’s 1913 powerful suffrage play Jane Clegg, it’s worth thinking more about the play’s Ulster-...

Wheathampstead’s First World War project

Link here to Wheathampstead’s First World War project:  http://wheathampsteadheritage.org.uk/history-society-gwp.asp Looking forward to hearing more from the group ever since we held a workshop toget...

Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians Toolkits

The Everyday Lives in War team has often talked about producing a guide to ‘doing history’. But Manchester Histories have produced a toolkit: step-by-step, with lots of practical advice. Includes ora...

Remembering a war after ‘The War’

Jim Beach of the University of Northampton reflects on a visit to the Czech Republic. Speaking neither Czech nor Polish, it was with some trepidation that I accepted an invitation to speak at a works...