Sunday, 14 September 2014

Raids, Rationing and Riots


Evening launch event at Vestry House Museum
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Raids, Rationing and Riots: Waltham Forest and the Great War

Join us for a special late opening to celebrate the launch of Vestry House Museum’s new exhibition

26 September, 7-9pm

Raids, Rationing and Riots commemorates the impact of the First World War on the people of Chingford, Walthamstow, Leyton and Leytonstone. Find out why there was a tank parked in the High Street and what caused a riot in Leytonstone.
Be among the first to see the exhibition at this special launch event. Enjoy music and refreshments, meet the curator and browse new shop items inspired by the collections.
Our learning team will also have information about our new First World War workshops for schools.
All welcome, no need to RSVP

Interested in how ordinary men and women experienced the Great War?

On Sunday 14 September, Stowfest present an afternoon of songs, poetry and readings: Remembrance, Tales from the Trenches. The event is free and starts at 2pm. Find out more.

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