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Richmond WW1 Diary 23 April 1916

Shakespeare Celebrations It was great pity, so it was, That villanous saltpetre should be digg’d Out of the bowels of the harmless earth, Which many a good tall fellow had destroy’d (Henry IV, Part I)   There seemed little to celebrate in April 1916, but the tercentenary of Shakespeare’s death – St George’s Day –…

New enquiry sessions

New World War One enquiry session at the Museum of Richmond To commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme and building on the work of the Heritage Lottery funded Richmond At Home & At War project, the session uses historical resources to explore the experiences of six Richmond men who died in 1916.…