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The Working Class at War

Find out how working class efforts won the war

25 September 2014

25 September 2014, The Working Class at War @ People's History Museum

Time 13:30 - 14:30

Duration 60 minutes

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £3

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Dr Nick Mansfield, Senior Research Fellow at UCLan in Preston, will talk about why most trade unions and socialists supported the war, how they helped raise and sustain volunteers for the army and how these working class efforts won the war, achieving some modest gains.

Mansfield’s talk will explore in detail some of the themes covered in the museum’s current changing exhibition A Land Fit For Heroes which details working class support for and efforts to win the war.First World War Centenary, Led By IWM

Part of the First World War Centenary Programme.

Suitable for adults and young people

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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: Booking required via Eventbrite

  • 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