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ANGUSalive Marks 100th Anniversary of WW1 with a Series of Events

Published: Monday 29 October 2018

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice we have a series of events across ANGUSalive for you to engage with.

On Friday 9 November, we are launching our series of booklets highlighting Angus Home Front in World War I, from 14:00-15:00 at ANGUSalive Museums and Galleries Brechin Town House Museum. Please pop along and hear how the booklets detail different aspects of life on the homefront in Angus during World War I. ANGUSalive's local history & heritage officer, will give an insight into the project and the interesting findings.

On Saturday 10 November, join the team at Signal Tower Museum for TALK: 1918, End Game - where historian Dr Fraser Brown FSA Scot discusses what the end of the war meant for the allies and how it affected people.

On Sunday 11 November, 19:30, ANGUSalive Webster Memorial Theatre is hosting the Lest We Forget, Remembrance Day Concert, (book now).

Monday 12 November, drop into Angus Archives from 10:00-16:00 to view our display of items from our collections with a connection to WWI. On display will be documents, diaries, photographs and keepsakes.

Also running until 24 November at ANGUSalive Museums and Galleries Gateway to the Glens Museum, is Kirriemuir Heritage Trust's 'Kirriemuir in 1918' exhibition; covering all aspects of local life during the final year of WWI as the wake of Armistice reached Kirriemuir.

We are also lighting up ANGUSalive Museums and Galleries Signal Tower Museum, Arbroath as part of Poppy Scotland's #LightUpRed campaign.

You can also pick up your poppy today (as at Mon 29 Oct) at our following facilities and venues and donate to the Poppy Scotland appeal:

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