Somme 100 – Keighley’s Stories

More on Keighley’s Somme 100 events….

Bradford Libraries World War One Blog

An exhibition commemorating the momentous events of the summer of 1916 opens in Keighley Local Studies Library on Saturday July 2nd, 2016.

The opening event on 2nd July will feature a talk: ‘Somme 100; Keighley’s Men’ by Andy Wade the ‘Men of Worth’ project at 11am – 12noon.

This will be followed by a special showing of the film ‘The Battle of the Somme’ the pioneering documentary that was seen by huge audiences in the UK when it was released in August 1916.

Somme film advert Keighley

The exhibition has been prepared by local military historians. It will run over the summer and will focus on stories of Keighley men and women at home and abroad..

The exhibition by the ‘Men of Worth’ project will focus on Keighley men who served.

The Men of Worth project exists to commemorate the men and women of Keighley and the Worth Valley who served our country…

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