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Lunchtime Talk

Pre-booking is essential. To book, please contact the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 Everybody has heard of the futile slaughter on the Somme, at Verdun, Passchendaele and Ypres, the trenches, "shell shock" and the 1914 Christmas Truce. But what made men volunteer, why did they go on fighting, how was morale maintained in such appalling conditions? Emeritus Professor Malcolm Jones looks at how the experience of individual soldiers could vary immensely, as illustrated by the stories of the three Vince brothers and their families. University of Nottingham's Historic Collections". Places are limited so please book in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 777. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE EXHIBITION PAGE