, Pollok Park

Join us to explore Glasgow’s WW1 stories. Programme:

2.00   Glasgow on the Somme Historian Euan Loarridge explores the Battle of the Somme through the eyes of Glasgow’s Pals Battalions

3.00     What Tommy Did Next  WW1 researcher Louise Bell explores the prosthetics and rehabilitation  work of Glasgow’s Erskine Hospital, which helped some of the thousands of men who returned from the war missing limbs

All day  Glasgow’s Women at War  Interactive storytelling sessions exploring the challenges that Glasgow women faced at home and behind the lines – from rising rents and marching for peace to dangerous factory work and tending the wounded

All day   Ask a WWI Soldier  Living history experts occupy the trenches and answer your questions about life as a soldier on the front line

All day   Wings to War  Discover Glasgow‘s key role in early aviation and earn your wings in our First World War flight simulator

All day    War & Peas: Feeding people in times of conflict  Learn about the food and herbs  people grew to keep themselves healthy during WWI, and make your own herbal remedy

All day     Langside Community Heritage  Find out more about how Langside’s war and about this new project seeks to remember them.

Glasgow's War- The City's WW1 Stories

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Pollok Park

2060 Pollokshaws Rd
Glasgow, G43 1AT