Open Day

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!

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