Birmingham Children of War
Birmingham Children of War in World War One, documented in a recently published learning guide which is to be launched at an event on Saturday 11th March 2017 from 1.30pm in the Library of Birmingham.
There will also be a pop-up display of archive documents and local history material in the Wolfson Centre on level 4 exploring children’s lives from 1914-1918, together with mini-talks by project volunteers.
A children’s trail will start in the Children’s Library and will finish on level 4 where related craft activities are available for children and their accompanying adults.
Hall of Memory, Broad Street, Birmingham. Plaque (last of three) William Bloye. 1925. Injured soldiers return home, represented by an idealised woman wearing simple, Renaissance-style ‘aesthetic’ dress, and a small crying child – see Birmingham Children of War