War Stories: Voices from the First World War

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

12 July 2014 – 1 March 2015

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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

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.

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