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War Horses A talk by Dr David Kenyon
Date:
5th October 2018
Time:
19:30
Description:
War Horses

A talk by Dr David Kenyon based on his book:

“Horsemen in No Man's Land - Horses and the British Army in the First World War”



The roles of the horse in the British army on the Western Front

the sourcing of horses for the army

the vital part played in the war effort

the fate of those animals after the Armistice



Friday 5 October at 7.30pm



In the Ivor Gurney Hall, Gloucester Cathedral. (by arrangement with King’s School)



Dr David Kenyon is responsible for historical research in support of all public content at Bletchley Park, the Second World War code-breaking site in Buckinghamshire, now a museum. He was previously a free-lance military historian and has worked on and appeared in numerous historical TV and film projects: these include work as Historical Advisor to the Spielberg film production of Warhorse in 2010.



Tickets (include a glass of wine) Friends: £10; visitors £15



Booking is available in person at The Friends’ Office, 11A College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LX (Tuesday & Thursday mornings only) or at www.fogc.co.uk



(Enquiries only: telephone 01452 522419)



Pictures of the World War I Memorial to the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars serving in Palestine, Syria and Sinai.
Category:
Lectures
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War Horses - A talk by Dr David Kenyon

 

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