‘Helping the war effort’ - aspects of life in Salisbury during World War One

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 18:00

Booking: Booking required. Please contact the museum.

£6.00 (members); £8.00 (non-members).

6.00 pm – 7.00 pm Exhibition Private View, 7.00 pm talk. How did Salisbury cope with WW1?  Ruth Newman, a highly respected local historian, will talk about the effect of the war on the civilians of the city. She describes the impact on a fascinating range of topics such as the schools and the training college, the threat of zeppelin raids, the ‘disorderly houses’, Military Tribunals and Edith Olivier and the Women’s Land Army.