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23
MAY
2017

Sound Architect Guest Speaker at First World War event

twelve-and-sixpence-photoNOT FAR FROM THE FRONT – DISCOVERING THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN THE SOUTH EAST

10.00am – 4.00pm, 26th May 2017. Hastings Museum

Susanne Crosby, a Project Manager with Sound Architect Creative Media is speaking at a First World War information event organised by Gateways to the First World War and The Centre for Hidden Histories in collaboration with the Heritage Lottery Fund South East team at Hastings Museum on 26th May.

The event runs between 10am and 4pm and is free to all, although booking is essential.

Programme:

10am Registration, tea and coffee.

10:30 Welcome from Catherine Harvey (Hastings Museum) and Dr Lucy Noakes (Gateways to the FWW)

10:40 Professor Mark Connelly (University of Kent) and community volunteers on the ‘Battlefields Revisited’ project.

11:00 Dr Chris Kempshall (East Sussex County Council and Goldsmiths, University of London) on The impact of the First World War on the South East.

11:20 Susanne Crosby (Sound Architect Creative Media) on two HLF funded projects ‘The Day Sussex Died’ and ‘Twelve and Sixpence’.

11:40 Catherine Harvey (Hastings Museum) on the ‘Hastings Remembers’ project.

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Mike Noble (Hidden Histories) on the ‘Hidden Heroes of Empire’ project.

13:20 Liz Robertson (First World War Centenary Partnership).

13:40 Sarah Wicks (HLF South East) on The First World War: Then and Now Grant.

14:00 Round table discussions regarding project development and FWW project ideas.

16:00 Close

If you are interested in doing something to commemorate the centenary of the First World War in the South East of England and have thought of applying to the Heritage Lottery Fund’s First World War: Then and Now grant programme and need help shaping a project, then this information event is for you.  There will be an opportunity to discuss project ideas with engagement centre colleagues, HLF development staff and other community partners in the afternoon.

Gateways to the First World War and Hidden Histories are two of five First World War Engagement Centre centres based in universities across the UK. They welcome enquiries from individuals or groups wherever they are located and are especially keen to reach out across the South East for this event. They can connect you with university researchers, recommend archives and resources, advise on documenting and sharing your project and direct you to relevant training. Each centre has areas of particular expertise You can find out more on the First World War Engagement Centres website.

How to book a place at this event:

To attend the session please sign up via the Eventbrite page.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/not-far-from-the-front-discovering-the-first-world-war-in-the-south-east-tickets-34273805876

 

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