For King and Country

Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Family : Halifax

For King and Country
Free

1st Jan 2016

Bankfield Museum’s exhibition commemorating the region's wartime contribution and experiences has been awarded the 2015 Public History Prize by the Royal Historical Society.

The exhibition features over 200 objects, 200 images and archives and 60 local stories to explore local experiences during the First World War. From soldiers, sailors and nurses to those at home working in munitions, hospitals and fundraising.

The exhibition runs until December 2018. In 2016 there will be new displays, talks and events to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, open from 11th June 2016.
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Call 01422 352334 or visit museums.calderdale.gov.ukvisitbankfield-museum
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A souvenir programme to accompany the ‘For King & Country: Calderdale’s First World War Centenary’ exhibition is now available. The guide costs £4.50 and can be purchased in the gift shop at Bankfield Museum or posted to you at the cost of £7.50 (inc £3.00 P&P). If you would like to buy a copy please phone 01422 352334 during opening hours. Or send a cheque made payable to ‘Calderdale MBC’ with your full address and a contact phone number to Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6HG.

Please note this exhibition is on the first floor of the Museum- please contact us to discuss any access requirements.
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Short Description Bankfield Museum’s exhibition commemorating the region's wartime contribution and experiences has been awarded the 2015 Public History Prize by the Royal Historical Society. The exhibition features over 200 objects, 200 images and archives and 60 local stories to explore local experiences during the First World War. From soldiers, sailors and nurses to those at home working in munitions, hospitals and fundraising. The exhibition runs until December 2018. In 2016 there will be new displays, talks and events to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, open from 11th June 2016.
Type Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Family
Location Halifax
Event Date 1 Jan 2016
Event End Date 24 Nov 2018
Address Bankfield Museum Akroyd Park Boothtown Rd Halifax HX3 6HG
Phone Number 01422 352334
Web Address http://museums.calderdale.gov.uk/visit/bankfield-museum
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For King and Country

Bankfield Museum Akroyd Park Boothtown Rd Halifax HX3 6HG

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