On Monday 4 August there will be another opportunity to learn about The Tommy Soldier in a re-run of this ‘Show and Tell’ session. This date marks 100 years to the day since Britain declared war on Germany.
A final ‘Show and Tell’ returns on Saturday 16 August, when MNH Curator of Social History Matthew Richardson will look at Weapons of Trench Warfare in which visitors can handle a First World War rifle, grenades and other items used by soldiers on both sides during the First World War.
All of the sessions are drop in between 2pm – 4pm and are free to attend.
- The Tommy Soldier – Private Harry Gray, Castletown
- Battlefield Medicine – stretcher bearers rescue a wounded comrade
- Show and Tell display in the WWI Exploratorium