‘Making 1917’. From the Battlefield to the Big Screen

Tuesday 1 September 2020


The Talk

This presentation, illustrated with photographs taken on location, is a personal account of the making ‘1917 ‘from the view point of the Military and Historical Advisor who was on location throughout the filming.

The Speaker

Andrew Robertshaw, BA, MA, FSA is a military historian, author and broadcaster.  He was previously Director of The Royal Logistic Corps Museum and before that Head of Education at The National Army Museum in London. For the past twenty years he has been conducting archaeological projects on the Western Front.  His newest publication is a book on the Ethics of the recovery of human remains form the two World Wars.

Participant information

Talks start at 6.30pm and last for about one to one and a half hours.  Tea, coffee and cake will be available between 6pm and 6.30pm.  If you have any dietary requirements please let us know in advance.

Please note that three different locations may be used for the evening talks, so please follow signs on arrival.  We have accessible locations for the talks; please let us know on booking if level access is useful.

Fee and refreshments

£14 per person; £12 for Museum Annual Members; £5 for Weald & Downland Museum volunteers. Online booking via www.wealddown.co.uk/courses.   Book five places and get the sixth place free.

You may be asked for proof of status before being admitted so please bring your Membership card or Volunteer’s badge with you.


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