The Culture of Remembrance

Friday, 18th March, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Bowes Museum, Newgate, Barnard Castle, Co Durham. DL12 8NP

To complement The Bowes Museum’s ongoing WW1 Project, Douglas Davies will speak about death, acceptance and remembrance, dwelling on the shift from War Graves to the creation of the National Memorial Arboretum. Drawing on research around cremation and woodland burial, he will contrast these with the strong visibility of the dead through memorials such as the above. Booking required via
Cost: Talk only £3, Free with museum entrance charge. Light refreshments included.

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