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Theme: Shadows of War

The effects of war cast a lasting shadow so how do nations and people ever hope to return to order the chaos of such turmoil? The Shadows of War events explore life during and after war.

What's on

Sun
22
Jun

Life During and After the Holocaust

Join Eva Schloss, step-sister of Anne Frank, as she recounts her experience of life during and after the Holocaust

Tue
17
Jun

Poetry 'Sensitive to Initial Conditions'

A presentation of famous and not-so-famous poetry spanning the century of war and peace before and after the two world wars

Tue
17
Jun

Castle Howard in Time of War CANCELLED

Drawing on previously unknown letters and journals this talk illustrates how close-knit members of the Howard family faced the adversity of war, and how the very future of Castle Howard was in the balance

Mon
16
Jun

Future Landscapes: Life after war

A novel exploring the effect of war on the lives of individuals, and the consequent repercussions on others

Sun
15
Jun

Ruling the Waves

Find out about the history of the British navy, from the rise of Britain as a maritime power, and its influences on our language and national character, to the careers of submarine captains who risked their lives during the Cold War to keep the rest of us safe

Fri
13
Jun

Secret Histories of World War Two

Stories of WWII unfold in these talks by historians Jim Ring and The Storming the Eagle's Nestoderick Bailey