Remembrance at the Trenches

Join Digging In at the reconstructed trenches in Pollock Park for Remembrance Day where they'll be hosting a series of talks, film screenings and workshops.

Remembrance at the Trenches

About Remembrance at the Trenches

Please join us at the reconstructed trenches for remembrance day.

1.00 pm & 3.00 pm: Words of WWI

Film screening featuring 10 powerful poems. The film-makers will be on hand to explain how they turned each poem into a gripping visual piece that matches intensive imagery to the rhythm of the words.

2.00 pm: ‘Time, Gentlemen, Please’ – Armistice Tales from the Trenches

Programme

Dr Simon Walker of the University of Strathclyde walks us through the trenches as we explore how soldiers responded to news of the Armistice – from disbelief and detachment to shock and jubilation.

All Day: Ask a WWI Soldier

Living history experts occupy the trenches and answer your questions about life as a soldier serving in the First World War.

All Day: Make a Poppy

Make a poppy (of any colour) to commemorate those who were affected by WWI.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Remembrance at the Trenches are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Pollok Country Park

Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

19th January 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

26th January 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Glasgow’s Flower Power Community Wildflower Nursery Volunteer Days

Glasgow’s Flower Power Community Wildflower Nursery Volunteer Days

2nd February 2019
Glasgow's Flower Power are looking for keen volunteers to help in the community flower nursery at Pollok Country Park!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

2nd February 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

9th February 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Glasgow’s Flower Power Community Wildflower Nursery Volunteer Days

Glasgow’s Flower Power Community Wildflower Nursery Volunteer Days

12th February 2019
Glasgow's Flower Power are looking for keen volunteers to help in the community flower nursery at Pollok Country Park!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

16th February 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

23rd February 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

2nd March 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

9th March 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

16th March 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

23rd March 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

30th March 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

6th April 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

13th April 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

20th April 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

27th April 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

4th May 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

11th May 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

18th May 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

25th May 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

1st June 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

8th June 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

15th June 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

22nd June 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

29th June 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

6th July 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

13th July 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

20th July 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

27th July 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

3rd August 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

10th August 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

17th August 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

24th August 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

31st August 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

7th September 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

14th September 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

21st September 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

28th September 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

5th October 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

12th October 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

19th October 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

26th October 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

2nd November 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

9th November 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

16th November 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

23rd November 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

30th November 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

7th December 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

14th December 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

21st December 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

28th December 2019
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!

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