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An Anti-War Poetry and Music Event To Mark 100 Years Since The Outbreak of World War I

7 December 2014

Claire Mooney - 7 December 2014, Only Following Orders @ People's History Museum

Time 13:30 - 14:40

Duration 1 hours 10 minutes

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £5

Dave Puller - 7 December 2014, Only Following Orders @ People's History MuseumA left of centre cabaret of poems and songs, starring poetry quartet Bard Company, singer-songwriter Claire Mooney and poet Dave Puller.  From the trenches to Hiroshima, Dunkirk to Baghdad, Peterloo to Vietnam to Afghanistan, war and conflict have blighted and infected our world.

This is a show that confronts those who see wars as the answer, while remembering and celebrating the heroic souls forced to fight them.

Part of the First World War Centenary Programme.First World War Centenary, Led By IWMBard Company - 7 December 2014, Only Following Orders @ People's History Museum

Suitable for all, though some imagery and content may be a little graphic due to the subject matter.  Language will be family friendly



  • Treat yourself to 15% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum
  • Check out our exciting events programme to accompany current changing exhibition A Land Fit For Heroes

The exhibition A Land Fit For Heroes is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The National Lottery, Heritage Lottery Fund

Booking Requirements:

  • Please note event attendees must arrive at least ten minutes before the start time of the event, otherwise their booked space will be given to someone on the reserve list
  • Please contact the museum as soon as possible if you wish to cancel your reservation so your place can be given to another visitor
  • Please note all donations are non refundable