8-9.30am BBC Radio Leicester – join us as we mark Armistice Day ‘live’ on air at BBC Radio Leicester with an exhibition by Jonathan Capewell of WW1Tigers.com,
John Dilley of Newspapers and the Great War
and my projects: Conflict Reportage and Military History Live.
11am The Beacons, Highcross – join us at the new Digital Light Sculptures (The Beacons) at Highcross for the 2 minute Silence and the unveiling of Jonathan Capwell’s photo display of unidentified WW1 ‘Tigers’ soldiers….see if you can help identify them.
To mark the Armistice Day of World War One we discuss the number of serviceman who returned with life changing injuries, the terms given to them (many of which today are seen as offensive) and the developments in care over the 100 years since.
12-2pm LCiL Social Media Cafe, West End Centre, Andrewes Street, Leicester LE3 5PA
Doc Media exhibition – includes 7th Leicester Docfilm Festival documentary film showcase covering global conflict and the work of photographers operating in conflict zones – review their work, view their Instagram feeds and discuss the rise of Facebook ‘live’ streaming.
6-8pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross