World War One Exhibitions In Brighton

To commemorate the passing of one hundred years since the outbreak of the Great War, there are some interesting and thought-provoking exhibitions to see here in Brighton.

 

WW1 Dome imageDuring the war, Brighton became a hospital city where wounded soldiers came to recover from their injuries. This is a picture of the Dome being used as a Hospital at the time.

 

 

 

 

 

DR BRIGHTON’S WAR: HEALING IN BRIGHTON DURING WW1

Where? Brighton Seafront.

When?  July 9 to August 31,

An exhibition of photographs, posters and postcards on how the town was transformed by military hospitals.

Free. For more info click here

 

 

WAR STORIES: VOICES FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR

15 individual tales of the war including letters, diaries, art, photography, costume, film and memorabilia.

Where? Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, royal Pavilion Gardens.

When? July 12 to March 2015

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, Free.

For info call 03000290900 or click here

 

vere-stanford1914-houseSTEEPLECHASING SHELL HOLES: A YOUNG MANS WAR

A display of personal archive material of Vere Benett-Stanford, heir to Preston Manor who served in the Royal Field Artillery during WW1.

 

 

Where? Preston Manor, Preston drove, Brighton.

When?  Until September 30th, Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, Sunday 2pm to 5pm. Adult tickets £6.40, half price for residents, call 03000290900.

For more information click here

 

 

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