Sign Your Name on the War Widows’ Quilt

This exercise is part of the War Widows’ Quilt, which celebrate the lives and stories of war widows in word and stitch. The idea is to commemorate you. Your names will join those of many other war widows from across the country, creating a stitched memorial made by many hands.  If you are a war [...]

[Press Release] War Widows’ Quilt & Poetry to Mark the Lives of War’s Forgotten Women in New Phase of War Widows’ Stories Project

  On 9 November 2018, the Queen’s House in Greenwich is hosting a remembrance reception to mark major new collaborations for the War Widows’ Stories project, a venture run in partnership between Dr Nadine Muller (Senior Lecturer in English Literature & Cultural History, Liverpool John Moores University) and the War Widows’ Association of Great Britain. [...]

Join Us! War’s Forgotten Women: An In-Conversation Event about War Widows Past & Present. 8 June 2018. Firing Line Museum. Cardiff Castle.

  It's only a week until the first of our new in-conversation events takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Cardiff Castle and amidst the fascinating collections of the Firing Line Museum of the Welsh Soldier. The events are intended to raise awareness of the lives of war's forgotten women past and present. For war [...]

War’s Forgotten Women: Join Us for Our In-Conversation Events about War Widowhood in the UK

We are thrilled to announce the dates of our 2018 series of in-conversation events around England, Scotland, and Wales. Funded by the British Academy and held amidst the collections and surroundings of fascinating military history museums and memorial spaces, the events will feature conversations between historians, war widows, and representatives of service and war widows' [...]