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Wednesday 31 August “What a place to send troops to!” The First World War Nurses of the Salonika Front Learn how these courageous women kept their spirits up and did their best for the soldiers in their care.

See more talks like this in: academic / history / britain / 20thcentury / 21stcentury / world

Wednesday 31 August The @Special Relationship' between the Uk and the US The relationship between these two close allies throughout the major events of the 20th and 21st Centuries will be examined.

See more talks like this in: arts / books / history / military / wwi / infantrymen

Saturday 3 September Fire and Pestilence: The Great Fire of London and Family History The Great Fire was a massive disaster in London’s history. We are joining with other Museums and Archives to revisit those five terrifying days in the capital.

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Monday 5 September Exhibition late and lecture: ‘By Permission of Heaven’: The Story of the Great Fire of London Adrian Tinniswood OBE reveals the remarkable story of the Great Fire of London on the 350th anniversary of London's destruction, plus a chance to see the new exhibition ‘To fetch out the fire’.

See more talks like this in: arts / art / contemporaryart / groupexhibition / exhibition

Monday 5 September Project Talk: Portraits and Memories An opportunity to hear EHRI fellow Andrea Palasti talk about her work

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