No Greater Love – Life and Death in the First World War

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An Exhibition at Southwell Minster marking the outbreak of the First World War

Exhibition runs from Saturday 17th May – Sunday 15th June 2014.
Exhibition open Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sundays 12.30pm – 5pm.

2Southwell_2014 marks the 100th year since Britain entered the First World War.  Southwell Minster joins the national commemoration of this event by holding an exhibition centred on local experiences and memories of the war. Free entry to the exhibition is made possible by the generosity of a Nottinghamshire Charitable Trust.  The exhibition is additionally supported by The Friends of Southwell Cathedral. The Southwell Lecture takes place in the Minster at 7pm on Thursday 22nd May where General The Lord Dannatt will speak on the outbreak of WWI.

Southwell_3Along with other activities there will be a children’s interactive trail leaflet to accompany the exhibition. For information on events for children, please call 01636 817993 or email

Part of the exhibition will be in the Chapter House for security and curatorial reasons. Please be aware that there are three steps down into this area.

A black tie gala dinner, supporting Walking With The Wounded marks the opening night private view on Friday 16th May. Further information 01636 817283 or email