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About South Gloucestershire and the First World War travelling exhibition three

This exhibition is about the contribution of local people on the home front whose lives were affected by the war. These few represent the many across the county and are illustrated with some fantastic local archive pictures giving a real taste of how life, whether you had been at the front or kept the home fires burning, was never quite the same again.

Booking details

The exhibition can be booked through Thornbury & District Museum e-mail: except for the banner ‘Little Sodbury, A Thankful Village’ which can be booked through Yate Heritage Centre:

  • The exhibition consists of six light weight pull up banners
  • Each measure 85cm wide and 200cm high
  • Each comes in an easy carry case
  • All six easily fit into the boot or back seat of most cars
  • There is also a stand with a visitors book to collect qualitative feedback
  • The exhibition is available until December 2018
  • It is FREE to borrow
  • It is not necessary to have the entire exhibition if you do not require it
  • It can be booked for a weekend or for several weeks
  • It is a good learning resource for schools
  • It is good for local events
  • It can be booked in conjunction with the learning resources
  • It can sometimes be accompanied for one day events by volunteers or the engagement officer on reques

We would like to thank those who gave permission to reproduce images and the following organisations for their contributions to the exhibition:

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