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Bath’s War Memorial: Memory and Meaning

  • The Museum of Bath Architecture The Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel, The Paragon Bath, BA1 5NA United Kingdom (map)

Bath’s War Memorial was unveiled in 1927, nine years after the First World War ended. In this talk, Andrew Swift discusses the ways in which the long-drawn-out and often heated debate about its design, purpose and location revealed conflicting ideas about how those killed in the conflict – and the conflict itself – should be remembered.

In association with the Museum of Bath Architecture's 2018 exhibition: Building Memory

Earlier Event: September 26
Arnos Vale – Civilising Death