The Second World War, Barnsley's Story – Paul Reed Trilogy Lectures

Experience Barnsley

Experience Barnsley has commissioned Paul Reed, one of the nation’s foremost wartime historians, authors and broadcasters (BBC Who Do you Think You Are? Timewatch) to present a trilogy of fascinating lectures uncovering the story of Barnsley during WW2. Brimming with local stories of courage and sacrifice, discover what life was like in a borough affected by war. Absolutely fascinating. Absolutely moving. Absolutely not to be missed.

Dates of lectures:

Britain and the Second World War (9th November): An overview of WW2 from a British and Commonwealth perspective including what the war means to us 75 years later.

The People's War (16th November): From Barnsley to the battlefield, this talk explores a war on all fronts.

Oh What A Diverse War (23rd November): Women at War in WW2 and The experiences of women at war and Black soldiers in WW2.

Free but donations welcome.

Booking essential through Eventbrite here.

11am to 1pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Only one ticket is required for all three lectures – we hope you can make them all.

For more information or access requests please email Steven at Experience Barnsley stevenskelley@barnsley.gov.uk