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'It's a Long Way to Tipperary...'

A popular wartime song reveals the importance of the Home Front in WWI Read More
Herbert Stewart's diary

Russian Revolution Diary

Diary of a tutor to the Tzar of Russia's nephews Read More

Unveiling the Preston WWI Memorial

Remembering so many... Read More

Life in the WW1 Hospital

Temporary wartime hospitals created during 1914-1918 Read More
M&S Back to School article 1954

M&S Schoolwear and Teenage Fashion

School uniform from pinafores to recycled plastic bottles Read More
Marks & Spencer Canterbury Staff: Firefighting Team 1944

M&S and the War Effort - Staff Stories

A melted cash float, firefighting ladies and wartime staff bulletins Read More
Royal Artillery Gunners belt from WWI

Killed at the Battle of Passchendaele

Gunner Lewis William Harman's belt Read More

WWI Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments

Parcels sent to British POWs in Germany Read More
Gift tin of chocolate sent to York servicemen at Christmas WW1

York Chocolate Sent to WWI Soldiers

Raising soldiers' morale during Christmas 1914 Read More
Black and white photograph of young man in striped football jersey

Donald Simpson Bell's Victoria Cross

The story of the first footballer to volunteer in WW1 Read More
Battle of Waterloo illustration

The Battle of Waterloo

The story of a key moment in British history through museum objects Read More
Allied serviceman in the desert

The WW1 Desert Front

Arts activities inspired by soldiers’ lives in Egypt during 1916 Read More
Detail of a Ming Dynasty carving

Chinese Warrior

Carved figure of Han Dynasty General Kwan-ti Read More
Factory rules poster from Thomas Ainsworth and Sons Cotton Mill, Preston, 1840s.

British Values in Action: Protest and Punishment

Exploring a historical example of a protest by workers Read More

Life in 18th Century Britain

An overview of Georgian society through museum objects Read More

Unveiling the Preston WWI Memorial

Remembering so many... Read More
Inside Leeds City Art Gallery

Being an Art Detective

Investigating artworks and the role of the artist Read More

WWI Shells Inspire the Game of Darts

Early brass dart shafts were fashioned from WWI artillery shells Read More
Embroidered WW1 postcard

WW1 Postcards From the Front

Silk postcards sent home by First World War soldiers Read More

Sending Eggs to Wounded Soldiers

How the National Egg Collection Scheme helped WW1 soldiers in hospital Read More

Victorians - Painting the Past

Explore everyday life in Victorian Britain through paintings Read More

Preston Takes in WWI Belgian Refugees

Belgian King rewards Preston ladies Read More
Detail from portrait photo of Harry Oldham in WW1 uniform

Harry Oldham Passchendaele Survivor

First World War soldier rescued from the mud of No Man's Land Read More
Group photograph of the Leeds Pals

Remembering the Pals Battalions

The Leeds Pals in the First World War Read More
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