Know Your Enemy: Truces & Fraternisation in WW1

What was Christmas like for men forced to spend it in trenches, for their families at home and for German prisoners of war in Scotland? Come and find out at Digging In!

Know Your Enemy: Truces & Fraternisation in WW1

About Know Your Enemy: Truces & Fraternisation in WW1

Join us on Sunday 17th of December to find out what was Christmas like for men forced to spend it in the trenches, for their families at home and for German prisoners of war in Scotland.

Programme includes:

2.00pm Stobs Camp: Past and Present Andrew Jepson & Dianne Swift tell the story of Germans who were imprisoned and British soldiers who trained on this windswept hillside near Hawick.

3.30pm Christmas by Candlelight: A service in the trenches, led by University of Glasgow chaplain Reverend Stuart MacQuarrie, with singing by Brianna Robertson-Kirkland.

All day activities: Make a Christmas decoration, a pocket teddy bear or taste some holiday treats at War & Peas, our Home Front allotment.

Also living history with Scots in the Great War.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Know Your Enemy: Truces & Fraternisation in WW1 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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