• One hundred years after the guns ceased, join historian John Greenacre and author Vivien Whelpton on this unique exploration of World War I through the words of poets and authors
• Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and Frederic Manning offer glimpses into the true character of the Somme
• Stay in the atmospheric town of Arras, close to the site of Sassoon’s wounding and the action that compelled his public protest against the war
John Greenacre, PhD
after a career in the British Army John now lectures on a variety of subjects
Vivien Whelpton, MA
Vivien Whelpton is a literary historian and biographer who has written extensively on First World War poetry and literature.
4 Jun — 8 Jun 2018
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Cost includes: return travel, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, three lunches, three dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £195.