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The Great War Centenary 1917 - Exhibition

Boomtown - From Front Line to White Lund

At Lancaster City Museum from Saturday 13th May 2017 to Sunday 12th November 2017.
Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm (including Mondays in the school summer holidays).
Admission Free.  Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

Exhibition supported by the Sir John Fisher Foundation, Army Museums Ogilby Trust, Trustees of the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster, and The Friends of Lancaster City Museum.  In partnership with Lancashire County Council and Lancaster City Council.

bulletWhat our visitors are saying about the exhibition.

New! Blasted - Commemorating the Centenary of the White Lund Explosion

bulletIntroduction
bulletKing’s Own in Mesopotamia
bulletKing’s Own on the Western Front
bulletKing's Own Battalions on the Western Front, 1917
bulletKing's Own Battalions at Home, 1917
bulletThe Quartermaster and Supplies
bulletThe Royal Visit, 16th May 1917
bulletNewspaper report on the Royal Visit to Lancaster and the National Projectile Factory on Caton Road and National Filling Factory at White Lund, May 1917.
bulletThe Home Front
bulletLancaster’s war time production
bulletKeeping it Secret
bulletNational Filling Factory Number 13 Why Here?
bulletWhat happened in NFF No. 13?
bulletWho worked at NFF No. 13?
bulletThe Fire
bulletTime Line of the Fire and Explosions 1st October 1917 onwards
bulletRoll of Honour
bulletHow did people react?
bulletHelp came in from Fire Brigades far and wide…..
bulletGallantry
bulletAnd it didn’t stop there……
bulletPhotographs of the remaining buildings in 2001
bulletHow did the fire start?
bullet Acknowledgements

 

 

 

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Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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