Sunday 14th December, 12.00 – 16.00
@War & Peas Plot, Pollok Park
The last open day for War & Peas! There is lots happening and you can try our Patriotic Mince Pies from a First World War recipe!
1.00 pm & 3.00 pm: Words of WWI
Screening featuring 10 powerful poems that have been turned into gripping visual pieces.
3.30 – 4.00 pm: Christmas Carols by Candlelight
Join us for carols in the trenches, led by community choir The Voice Project.
All Day: Ask a WWI Soldier
Living history experts occupy the trenches and answer your questions about Christmas on the front lines.
All Day: Home Front Christmas Comforts
Taste some WW1 holiday treats with our Home Front allotment project War & Peas!
Make a WW1 matchbox decoration to take home and hang on your tree!
All Day: Truces and Fraternisation
Exhibition exploring the myths and realities of truces in the trenches, through the words of those that were there.
War & Peas Exhibition
Monday 5th November to Monday 17th December
@ Glasgow City Archives, Mitchell Library
Our project will culminate in a celebratory exhibition at the Glasgow City Archives. The display will tell the stories of Glasgow’s First World War allotments and show why growing your own food was a vital part of home-front life. Come along to find out what we have learnt during our project!
It has been another beautifully sunny week on our plot! Our crops are really growing quite happily...
Spring has sprung on the War & Peas plot! It has been gloriously sunny this week and it has really made a difference to our plants. Everything is suddenly growing really well. The strawberries are flowering and the peas are getting taller at a very rapid pace. It...
After a few weeks of worrying that we had planted…