Conscientious objectors, aviation and soldier's spirituality: Kingston Museum remembers World War One

Conscientious objectors, aviation and soldier's spirituality: Kingston Museum remembers World War One

Conscientious objectors, aviation and soldier's spirituality: Kingston Museum remembers World War One

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

Kingston Museum’s exhibition marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War One (May 16 – August 16) will make the sessions available for free, looking at conscientious objectors, aviation in the borough, and soldiers’ spiritual lives.

All lectures and workshops are free.

To book, call 020 8547 5006.

This is the full guide:

Tuesday, May 27: They shall not be forgotten: researching Kingston’s Great War fallen, Graeme Hodge, 12.30pm-1.15pm. 

Saturday, June 7: At the going down of the sun – remembering Kingston’s Great War fallen, Graeme Hodge, 12.30pm-1.15pm.

Tuesday, June 10: For Kingston and Country? Conscientious Objection and Anti-War Activity, Ben Copsey, 12.30pm-1.15pm.

Tuesday, June 17: Spiritualism and the soldier, Lucy Harris, 12.30pm-1.15pm.

Tuesday, July 1: Sopwith Aviation and the First World War, David Hassard, 12.30pm-1.15pm. 

Saturday, July 12: Conscientious Objection, Ben Copsey, 12.30pm-2.30pm workshop. 

Tuesday, July 22: Sir Muirhead Bone: First Official War Artist, Lucy Harris, 12.30pm-1.15pm.

Saturday, August 2: Sopwith Aviation and the First World War, David Hassard, 12.30pm-1.15pm.

Thursday, August 7: Spiritualism and the soldier, Lucy Harris, 6pm-6.30pm.

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1:40pm Mon 12 May 14

kingstonpaul says...

Why is this valuable resource devotiong spac to conscientious objectors? I can see that it's probably part of an 'inclusiveness' agenda, but surely 2014 should be about remembering the sacrificies of those who did take to the field of battle, and especially those that didn't return.
Why is this valuable resource devotiong spac to conscientious objectors? I can see that it's probably part of an 'inclusiveness' agenda, but surely 2014 should be about remembering the sacrificies of those who did take to the field of battle, and especially those that didn't return. kingstonpaul
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