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The eve of peace

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Special event

Join us for a day of talks and activities to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

♦ View some of the most iconic documents associated with the conflict, with our military historians on hand to explain their significance and how they changed the world.
♦ Learn more about our current display ‘Words of Peace’ in the Keeper’s Gallery, with short curator talks every hour (10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm) discussing the documents on display
♦ Discover how to research your First World War ancestors with our family history experts and Find My Past, in our Family History Corner
♦ Speak to our partner organisations about their role in the First World War commemorations, including the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the Poppy Factory and the National Army Museum.
♦ Get crafty with some First World War-related family craft activities

Free, book ahead.

Details

Date:
November 10
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-eve-of-peace-tickets-49807265873?aff=ebapi

Venue

The National Archives
Ruskin Avenue
Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU United Kingdom
Phone:
020 8876 3444
Website:
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk