A series of free lectures and films commemorating World War 1 is being presented by Belford & District Hidden History, between January and March 2017:
Sun 15 January – 3pm in Ferguson Hall
The Battle of the Somme – the original official 1916 documentary silent film.
Sun 19 February – 2.30pm at Bell View Resource Centre
“Trench Art” – an illustrated lecture and display by Andrew Marriott of Newcastle University.
Sun 5 March – 2.30pm at Bell View Resource Centre
“The Half-Shilling Curate” – a talk by the author Sarah Reay about the life of her grandfather, Herbert Butler Cowl M.C., who was a Wesleyan Padre during World War 1.
Sun 19 March – 2.30pm in Ferguson Hall
Suffragette – the 2015 film.