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1914-2014: A Portrait Gallery Faces of the First World War

1914-2014: A Portrait Gallery Faces of the First World War A collaborative blog which focuses on the human history of the First World War, profiling the individual stories of the ancestors of current and former students and staff at the University of Liverpool. The project is based in the Department of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, [...]

Dazzle Ship at Albert Dock

As part of the Liverpool Biennial, National Museums Liverpool and 14-18 NOW, the WWI Centenery Cultural Programme, will recreate a Dazzle Ship at Albert Dock. The drydocked pilot boat, Edmund Gardner will be painted in dazzling camoflage by artist Venezualan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez. The boat will be accompanied by a display showing the history of Dazzle Ships [...]

Events at Wirral Archives

Workshop on “The Outbreak of the First World War”, which will also introduce the First World War records held by Wirral Archives. Thursday 7 August at 2 p.m. (booking in advance)   First World War rolling exhibition 2014-18, featuring a newspaper turned to this day 100 years ago and other exhibits, documents and images, which will [...]

War Art Surgery Exhibition

Julia Midgley, former Reader in Documentary Drawing at the Liverpool School of Art and Design has organised an exhibition to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Entitled ‘War, Art and Surgery’ the project juxtaposes surgeon-artist Henry Tonk’s stunning pastels of wounded servicemen with Julia Midgley’s contemporary reportage artwork representing the [...]