Talk/Lecture – Gwent in the Great War

15/11/2014 10:00am - 15/11/2014 5:00am

Talk Lecture

Drill Hall Lower Church St
Gwent NP16 5HJ ‎

Organised by Western Front Association Gwent branch a day school will be held at the Drill Hall, Chepstow, where a range of speakers will explore the role that the people of Gwent played in the Great War.
Admission by ticket: £8.00 (includes coffee an biscuits). For details or tickets phone 01291 425638

10:00 – 11:30
The Monmouthshires: a territorial regiment at war. Speaker, Dr John Dixon (author of three books on the Monmouthshire Regiment)

11:30 – 12:30
The First World War and Conscientious Objectors in Gwent.
Speaker, Wyne David M.P. (author of ‘Remaining True: a Biography of Ness Edwards‘).

12:30 – 1:00Kit and equipment from the Great War demonstrated by Steve Trew.

1.:00 – 2:30
Lunch. (There are plenty of eating places in Chepstow)
(Coffee will be served during lunch break)

2:30 – 3:30
Remembrance.Speaker, Dr Angela Gaffney (author of ‘Aftermath: Remembering the Great War in Wales‘).

3:30 – 5:00
Walking tour of Great War sites in Chepstow led by members of the Chepstow Society.