Author Topic: The Battle of the Somme Film - Imperial War Museum (Salford)  (Read 3862 times)

Offline pete th

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Hi, the Manchester Evening News is advertising the below film (extracted from the Imperial War Museum website). The article in the MEN mentions that it features men of the Manchesters and Lancs Fusiliers:

The Battle of the Somme - Film Screening 29th July 6.30pm

Tuesday 29th July 6.30pm
Main Exhibition Space

A unique opportunity to see this World Heritage status film. Shown here as part of Imperial War Museum North's events to mark 90 years since the end of the First World War, this seminal piece of 1916 footage is one of the gems of the Imperial War Museum film archive.

The film will be screened to a live musical accompaniment and is followed by a question and answer session with Dr Toby Haggith from the Imperial War Museum Film Archive.

Tickets are £8, Concessions £5.  Ticket price includes parking.

Booking required. Call 0161 836 4007.

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