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Upcoming Events

  • SOLD OUT - GWH Site Tour
    SOLD OUT - GWH Site Tour
    Wed, 22 May
    Great War Huts
    22 May 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    22 May 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: Returning to France; The Suffolk Regiment in Normandy, 1944 with Taff Gillingham
    Hutted Histories: Returning to France; The Suffolk Regiment in Normandy, 1944 with Taff Gillingham
    Wed, 22 May
    Great War Huts
    22 May 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    22 May 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Taff Gillingham tells the story of the men of 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment, from their extensive training to the landing on D-Day itself and those first few hectic days in France.
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  • The Wipers Times: Printing Wit & Waffle at War
    The Wipers Times: Printing Wit & Waffle at War
    Sat, 01 Jun
    Great War Huts
    01 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 17:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    01 Jun 2024, 09:30 – 17:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Join us for a unique event in collaboration with Norwich Printing Museum, about the First World War trench newspaper The Wipers Times, featuring fascinating talks by historians Robert St. John Smith, Dr. Paul W. Nash and Taff Gillingham.
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  • GWH Site Tour
    GWH Site Tour
    Wed, 26 Jun
    Great War Huts
    26 Jun 2024, 11:00 – 13:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    26 Jun 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: Underground Warfare 1914-18 with Simon Jones
    Hutted Histories: Underground Warfare 1914-18 with Simon Jones
    Wed, 26 Jun
    Great War Huts
    26 Jun 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    26 Jun 2024, 19:30
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    Historian and author Simon Jones discusses the evolving tactics and techniques used by all sides in the underground war during 1914–18, based upon his latest book The War Underground 1914-18 Tactics and Equipment by Osprey.
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  • Hutted Histories Special: Blood & Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German Empire, 1871-1918  with Katja Hoyer
    Hutted Histories Special: Blood & Iron: The Rise and Fall of the German Empire, 1871-1918  with Katja Hoyer
    Sat, 06 Jul
    Great War Huts
    06 Jul 2024, 14:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    06 Jul 2024, 14:00
    Great War Huts, Brook Farm Camp, Bell's Ln, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5NW, UK
    German-British historian and writer, Katja Hoyer, will be joining us here at Brook Farm Camp for an afternoon Hutted Histories Special, raising funds for Great War Huts.
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  • 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: Lest We Forget? The Commemoration & Care of First World War Dead with Dr Megan Kelleher
    Hutted Histories: Lest We Forget? The Commemoration & Care of First World War Dead with Dr Megan Kelleher
    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
    Dr Megan Kelleher provides an overview of the commemoration and care experienced by First World War dead buried in the United Kingdom, with a particular focus on the work of the Imperial (later known as Commonwealth) War Graves Commission.
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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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  • 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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