Stories Seen Through a Glass Plate: 1916, Lewes Remembers
Date: 30 Oct 2016 to 30 Oct 2016
Opening Times: 2pm
Stories Seen Through a Glass Plate – pictures from the Edward Reeves Archive in Lewes – 1916, Lewes Remembers- have organised an Activity Day on 30 October 2016 at 2pm at the All Saints Centre in Friars Walk, Lewes BN7 2LE, in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum and the Photography and Archive Centre at LCC University of the Arts London.
The day will be chaired by Brigitte Lardinois, the project leader, and there will be a series of talks about life at the home front in the First World War – notably by Emma O’Connor, costume historian and Curator at the Sussex Archeological Society, about the conventions surrounding the wearing of mourning clothes during WW1.
There will also be a screening of the extraordinary ‘ Battle of the Somme’ , a film made by the War Office in 1916, the first full-length documentary film ever made.
This event is free of charge but it is advisable to book your ticket at Lewes Tourist Information, in person or by telephone on 01273 483 448 and accompanies a lightbox exhibition in the streets of Lewes.
For more information please visit: http://www.reevesarchive.co.uk