Remembering the WW1 Home Front – Saturday 11 March 10-3.30

Organised by the Women’s History Network, University of Worcester and the Voices of War and Peace World War One Engagement Centre.

At The Museum of Carpet, Stour Vale Mill, Green Street, Kidderminster, DY10 1AZ

The First World War was a conflict which was not only fought in the battle-torn lands, skies or seas of Flanders, Serbia, Egypt, Italy or Turkey, but also in the factories, kitchens and fields on the home front. This conference seeks to explore how the First World War was experienced in industry, mining, agriculture, shops, pubs and homes of the Midlands.


John Martin, Professor of Agrarian History, De Montfort University – Feeding the Population in the First World War: Case Study of Leicestershire

Karen Hunt, Professor Emerita Modern British History, Keele University – Maskery’s bakers, Leek: a window onto the Midlands’ home front

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