Events

Upcoming Events

  • Hutted Histories: The Midnight Assassin - Zeppelin Visits to the East Coast - David Marks
    25 May, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Bell's Ln, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Historian and Author David Marks tells us how East Anglia found itself at the forefront of the initial onslaught with Zeppelin raids on towns including Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft, Woodbridge and Dereham.
  • Hutted Histories: The Women's Timber Corps in Suffolk
    22 Jun, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Bell's Ln, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Join Women's Land Army Living Historian Nicky Reynolds and discover more about the Land Army's special branch - the Lumberjills of the Women's Timber Corps!
  • Annual Hut Day
    Sat, 16 Jul
    Bury St Edmunds
    16 Jul, 11:00 – 16:00
    Bury St Edmunds, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Annual Hut Day is an event held at Brook Farm Camp to celebrate the many thousands of temporary wooden buildings erected during the First World War, and especially those that still survive over a century later!
  • Hutted Histories: The Equine Learning Curve with Lucy Betteridge-Dyson
    27 Jul, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Bell's Ln, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Historian and Broadcaster Lucy Betteridge-Dyson talks about equines in the First World War, busting myths and exploring how the animals themselves directly influenced events
  • Hutted Histories: Anti-Invasion Defences of the Second World War - Home Forces, Archaeological Investigation, and Legacy
    28 Sept, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Bell's Ln, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    This talk will take a look at the deployment of units within Home Defence in the period from Summer 1940 to late 1942, looking at the key role played by the Regular and Territorial Army; as well as how this information can be used to better understand the defences that survive today.
  • Hutted Histories: Sucked Oranges - 54th (East Anglian) Division at Suvla Bay
    26 Oct, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Bell's Ln, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    The 54th (East Anglian) were described as "sucked oranges", lacking the fighting spirit. How true was this statement of the men of East Anglia?