Behind the Wire

An edited version of this article by 100 Years of Coconuts appeared in the Cambridge United matchday programme for the game against Yeovil Town on 27 September 2016.   This may be one of those storie...

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. ...

Railway war service badges of World War 1

Contributed by Reg Harman One day a very long time ago, as a British Rail management trainee in Scotland, I helped to clear out an old railway office in Glasgow, prior to transfer of all administrati...

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...