Food in Wartime 1914-1920

On behalf of Professor Jonathan Morris (Historian of Coffee and Business Heritage at University of Hertfordshire) and the AHRC-funded Everyday Lives in War Centre team, we are delighted to announce t...

Nick Mansfield voting rights – Waitrose Weekend

When women won the right to vote 100 years ago, they were not alone: millions of working-class men also came in from the democratic cold.  In this interview with Alice Ryan of the Waitrose Weekend ma...

St Albans Legacy – Multi Media Art Competition

2018 sees the 100th anniversary of the WW1 armistice.  To mark the occasion, we are running a multi-media art competition aimed at secondary school students in years 7-10, which will culminate in a 3...

Witnessing War – 24th March 2018

In her photographs, Käthe Buchler captured not only German citizens during the First World War, but also illustrated the widespread impact of conflict. The photographs are of interest not only for th...