WW1 Research: bringing history alive for young people

A FREE event aimed at Librarians working with Children and Young PeopleWW1 Research poster 2

Wednesday 19th November 2014

1.30 – 4.00pm (with optional tour of Archives+ 4.00 – 5.00pm)

Manchester Central Library

Programme:

Session 1:    Alison Paddon, Imperial War Museum North demonstrates IWM North WW1 Loan Boxes

Session 2:    Author Event – David Long, author of Jet The Rescue Dog and other Extraordinary Stories of Animals In Wartime. David’s book is a collection of true short stories about the role animals have played in a variety of wars including the story of a donkey that acted as an ambulance during the First World War as well as a canine spy.Jet the Rescue Dog

Session 3:  Angela Rawcliffe, Learning Officer – an introduction to Archives+ and a behind-the-scenes tour

Session 4: YLG Northwest AGM

Refreshments will be available during the afternoon

This is a free event, however, it would be helpful if you could indicate your attendance by emailing eryder@bgsg.bury.sch.uk

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