This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War and Britain is gearing up for a festival commemorating the country’s contribution. At the same time questions are being asked about whether Britain needed to be involved in the war and whether this is something to be celebrated.
Alastair Stewart, journalist and ITV newscaster
Christina Lamb, foreign correspondent
Simon Heffer, columnist and author
Emma Mawdsley, National Army Museum
Richard Overy, leading WWI historian
Max Arthur, Author of Forgotten Voices of the First World War and Historian
Adults £15; concessions £12 (excluding booking fee and VAT)
**A percentage of ticket sales will be donated to the Royal British Legion, providing help and welfare to the serving and ex-service community and their families
Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE
Date and times:
10 November. Doors will open from 7pm; the discussion is from 7.45pm-9.15pm. There will be a cash bar available before and after the debate.
*Please note – speakers may be subject to change.