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Events

Upcoming Events

  • GWH Site Tour
    GWH Site Tour
    Wed, 24 Jul
    Great War Huts
    24 Jul 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    24 Jul 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
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  • Hutted Histories: Outbreak - 110 years since the start of the First World War
    Hutted Histories: Outbreak - 110 years since the start of the First World War
    Wed, 24 Jul
    Great War Huts
    24 Jul 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    24 Jul 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Taff Gillingham will be delivering a new talk on the outbreak of the First World War with the unveiling of our new 1914 exhibition.
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  • A Brilliant Bundook: The .303 Lee Enfield Rifle
    A Brilliant Bundook: The .303 Lee Enfield Rifle
    Sat, 27 Jul
    Bury St Edmunds
    27 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:30
    Bury St Edmunds, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    27 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:30
    Bury St Edmunds, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Great War Huts duo Kev Smith and Taff Gillingham give a brief overview of the history and evolution of these iconic rifles, with the opportunity for all guests to get some proper hands-on experience of the Great War SMLE version of the rifle.
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  • Training for Trenches - Children's Summer Activities
    Training for Trenches - Children's Summer Activities
    Wed, 14 Aug
    Great War Huts
    14 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5NW, UK
    14 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5NW, UK
    A special trench training event especially for 7 to 12 year old recruits!
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  • Training for Trenches - Children's Summer Activities
    Training for Trenches - Children's Summer Activities
    Wed, 21 Aug
    Great War Huts
    21 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5NW, UK
    21 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5NW, UK
    A special trench training event especially for 7 to 12 year old recruits!
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  • GWH Site Tour
    GWH Site Tour
    Wed, 28 Aug
    Great War Huts
    28 Aug 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    28 Aug 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
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  • Hutted Histories: The Old Contemptibles Association 1925 - 1994 with Andrew Thornton
    Hutted Histories: The Old Contemptibles Association 1925 - 1994 with Andrew Thornton
    Wed, 28 Aug
    Great War Huts
    28 Aug 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    28 Aug 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Historian and author Andrew Thornton tells us about The Old Contemptibles Association
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  • Mules, Mountains & Mosquitoes: The Salonika Campaign 1915 - 1918
    Mules, Mountains & Mosquitoes: The Salonika Campaign 1915 - 1918
    Sat, 31 Aug
    Great War Huts
    31 Aug 2024, 09:00 – 17:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5NW, UK
    31 Aug 2024, 09:00 – 17:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5NW, UK
    The Salonika Campaign Society joins us for a special one-off event looking at aspects of the Salonika Campaign with excellent guest speakers.
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  • GWH Site Tour
    GWH Site Tour
    Wed, 25 Sept
    Great War Huts
    25 Sept 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    25 Sept 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
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  • Hutted Histories: London Buses at the Front with Roy Larkin
    Hutted Histories: London Buses at the Front with Roy Larkin
    Wed, 25 Sept
    Great War Huts
    25 Sept 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    25 Sept 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Transport Historian and Author Roy Larkin joins Great War Huts to talk about the pre-war relationship between the omnibus companies and the War Office, the mobilisation of the buses and general work of the buses on the Western Front, and at each of the individual bus companies.
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  • GWH Site Tour
    GWH Site Tour
    Wed, 16 Oct
    Great War Huts
    16 Oct 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    16 Oct 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
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  • Hutted Histories: Designing Memory - Understanding British war cemeteries on the old Western Front with Tim Godden
    Hutted Histories: Designing Memory - Understanding British war cemeteries on the old Western Front with Tim Godden
    Wed, 16 Oct
    Great War Huts
    16 Oct 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    16 Oct 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Tim's talk shows how as well as designing beautiful spaces for the fallen, the architects of the IWGC used this opportunity to create a memorial to both the landscapes and experiences of the war on the Western Front.
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  • Hutted Histories: The Women's Land Army during the First World War with Helen Frost
    Hutted Histories: The Women's Land Army during the First World War with Helen Frost
    Wed, 27 Nov
    Great War Huts
    27 Nov 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    27 Nov 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Historian and Author Helen Frost joins Great War Huts to talk about the pioneering Women's Land Army of the Great War!
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