This is the story of the 30,490 men that left Dundee to fight in the First World War and of the people left at home.
Great War Dundee – Home Front Exhibition Tour
2nd August 2016 - 23rd June 2017
Following it’s successful launch at Lochee Library the Dundee Home Front Exhibition will tour all Dundee community libraries. The exhibition offers an informative insight into Dundee’s Home Front activities during WW1.
Due to limited space in libraries the exhibition will often be split into 2 smaller exhibitions as follows:
- Exhibition 1 features: Daily Life, Recruitment, Culture & Entertainment, War Resistance and City Planning.
- Exhibition 2 features: Industry, Defending the City, Fundraising, Children at War, Rent Strikes, Churchill v Scrymgeour,
2 Aug – 29 Aug 2016
Full exhibition. Lochee Community Library, High Street, Lochee, Dundee DD2 3AU.
31 Aug – 30 Sep 2016
Exhibition 1. Menzieshill Community Library, Orleans Place, Menzieshill, Dundee, DD2 4BH.
Exhibition 2. Kirkton Community Library, Derwent Avenue, Dundee, DD3 0AX.
4 Oct – 28 Oct
Exhibition 1. Charleston Community Library, Craigowan Road, Dundee, DD2 4NL.
Exhibition 2. Douglas Community Library, Balmoral Avenue, Dundee, DD4 8SD.
21 Nov – 30 Nov
Exhibition 1. Hub Community Library and Learning Centre, 171 Pitkerro Road, Dundee, DD4 8ES.
Exhibition 2. Fintry Community Library, 1 Findcastle Street, Dundee, DD4 9EW.
5 Dec – 20 Jan
Exhibition 1. Coldside Community Library, 150 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, DD3 7SE.
Exhibition 2. Whitfield Community Library, The Crescent, 71 Lothian Crescent, Dundee, DD4 0HU.
25 Jan – 25 Feb
Exhibition 1. Blackness Community Library, 225 Perth Road, Dundee, DD2 1EJ.
Exhibition 2. Broughty Ferry Community Library, Queen Street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2HN.
3 Mar – 31 Mar
Full exhibition. Arthurstone, 5 Arthurstone Terrace, Dundee, DD4 6RT.
5 Apr – 6 May
Full exhibition. Ardler, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee, DD2 3TP.
10 May – 23 Jun
Full exhibition. Central Library, The Wellgate, Dundee, DD1 1DB.