Tag Archives: Imperial War Museum London

Charles Sidney Woplin: Family, War and Imperial War Museums

In this guest blog post, Imperial War Museum (IWM) Intern Charlie Knight shares stories from his family history, with a special connection to the museum itself. Charlie’s ancestors the Woplin family were affected by both world wars and his great-great … Continue reading

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Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

The UK will hold overnight public vigils across the country to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, the Culture Secretary John Whittingdale announced today. The national vigil will be held at Westminster Abbey on 30 June 2016 and there … Continue reading

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IWM London re-opens 19 July

With IWM London re-opening to the public this weekend, find out how you can use Lives of the First World War to enrich your visit. IWM London tells the stories of people’s experiences of modern war and conflict. On 19 … Continue reading

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