War Stories: Voices from the First World War

Journeying from the home front to the front line, the exhibition brings to life the wartime experiences of 15 individuals.

Magic lantern slide showing Indian Soldiers in rows of beds inside the Dome during its use as a Military Hospital, 1915 The Royal Pavilion and Musems, Brighton and Hove

Magic lantern slide showing Indian Soldiers in rows of beds inside the Dome during its use as a Military Hospital, 1915

Personal letters, diaries, art, photography, costume, film and memorabilia reveal the impact war across all sections of British society.

Included are the stories of a young girl born in 1914, an Indian soldier who was wounded on the Western Front and taken to hospital in the Royal Pavilion, a Brighton & Hove Albion footballer called up to fight and a gardener imprisoned for his pacifist beliefs.


Venue details

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton East Sussex BN1 1EE 03000 290900 www.brighton-hove-museums.org.uk

Entry details

Free entry with National Art Pass
Free entry to exhibitions with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except Bank Holidays)