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Culture in Captivity Study Day

  • Date: Friday 1st June
  • Times: 10:30am - 3:00pm
  • Location: Westgate Hall

Join us for a free study day at Westgate Hall, Canterbury, exploring the experiences of Prisoners of War and civilian internees during the First World War, with speakers Professor Matthew Stibbe (Sheffield Hallam University), Dr Oliver Wilkinson (University of Wolverhampton) and Dr Emma Hanna (University of Kent).


During the First World War thousands of soldiers and civilians spent time in captivity, many for the duration of the conflict. Gateways to the First World War is supporting a new project by Westgate Community Trust Canterbury, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), See More