WW1 Peace Day Celebrations

Bradford Industrial Museum

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Join us at Bradford Industrial Museum, on Sunday the 21st of July, for a day of WW1 living history & local history to celebrate the centenary of Peace Day.

To commemorate the end of WW1 the 19th of July 1919 was declared a national peace day, with celebrations held around the country. We will be celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Peace Day with WW1 military re-enactors. Come and meet the cavalry, royal artillery and nurses and find out what life was like after the war had ended. 

Other organisations will be supporting the event. Exhibitors include: The Peace Museum, Bradford WW1 Group and Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Visit their exhibitor stalls to find out more about local WW1 history and the work they have been doing. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission will providing access to the war graves database. Visitors can search for their loved ones and find out more about the role they played during WW1.

There will also be a programme of free talks and presentations delivered throughout the day in the 3rd Floor Lecture Room:

11am - 12pm The Peace Museum - The Treaty of Versailles and its consequences

12.30pm - 1.30pm Commonwealth War Graves Commission - The Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Remembrance

2pm - 3pm Bradford WW1 Group - Q&A about the Great War

The Halifax Branch of the Yorkshire Volunteers Association will be selling food and drink from an outdoor field kitchen. Family activities on site.


10am - 4pm. Entry is free, donation boxes can be found around the site and are always welcome and appreciated.

Please be aware that the Museum car park gets busy on event days and is often at full capacity. Visitors are advised to travel via public transport. If you must park off-site, then please be mindful of residents.  

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