Remember Scarborough: The Bombardment of the East Coast on 16th December 1914.

Thursday 25/09/14 00:00

Corinium Museum

2014 sees the United Kingdom marking the outbreak of World War I, naturally all eyes fall towards the battlefields of the Western Front.
An Evening Lecture by Bob Clarke Thursday 25th September - 7–8.30pm 2014 sees the United Kingdom marking the outbreak of World War I, naturally all eyes fall towards the battlefields of the Western Front. However, on the 16 December 1914 the German High Seas Fleet shelled three east coast towns killing near 200 and injuring 600. This largely forgotten action was soon surpassed by the horrors of trench warfare, at the time it caused national outrage. Bob Clarke is an archaeologist whose research has covered prehistory and the Cold War. Cost: £5.65 or £5 for season ticket holders. Booking essential Contact details: Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2BX T: 01285 655611
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