Goodbye to all that? Legacies of the First World War Exhibition

A free exhibition takes you back in time telling the stories of the families who experienced the First World War and exploring themes of

Date: 31-08-2018 until 31-01-2019

What happened after the guns fell silent on the Western Front?

Goodbye to all that? Legacies of the First World War, at the University’s Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, tells the stories of the children, women and men who experienced the First World War, and asks was it really ‘goodbye’ to all that had gone before?

Opening on Friday 31 August and running until next January, the exhibition displays items from the University’s Special Collections, including items from the world-renowned Liddle Collection of material from the two World Wars.

Co-curated by PhD researchers Eilis Boyle and Alexander Shaw with Professor Alison Fell, the exhibition tells the stories of people of Yorkshire and beyond as they got used to life after the ‘War to End All Wars.’

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Location: Brotherton Gallery, University of Leeds
Cost: Free