An illustrated lecture exploring of the closing year of The First World War, the Armistice of 11 November 1918 and its impact on Norfolk people both on the front line and at home. The talk will include an overview of the battalions of The Norfolk Regiment in the latter years of the Great War, Norfolk’s war hospitals, persistent invasion scares, Zeppelin raiders, the changing roles of women in war, Tank Weeks and legacies of war from veterans groups to War Memorials.
Presented by Neil R. Storey, one of Norfolk’s foremost historians, leading light in numerous First World War centenary projects, author of such books as ‘Norfolk in the Great War,’ ‘Women in the First World War,’ The Tommy of the First World War’ and ‘Animals in the First World War.’ This talk features numerous rare and previously unseen images from Neil’s nationally respected archive. If you want to discover more about Norfolk and the centenary of the end of ‘the war to end all wars’ this lecture is not to be missed.
Start time is 7.30.
Entry is £7.00
Tickets from the Little Theatre, Sheringham or pay on the door.