Project ID862
DescriptionHolmes Chapel and District's local history group has looked at the impact of WW1 on agriculture, community involvement in volunteer activities such as nursing, and the arrival of Belgian refugees.
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
U3AHolmes Chapel and District
Year started2018
Source of referenceThird Age Matters 35, Feb 2019, p75
OutputThe group has produced 12 booklets describing how the village was affected.
There was also an Armistice exhibition which drew more than 1500 visitors.