Caribbean Memories of the First World War 1914-1918: Lecture and Commemorative Exhibition at Barbados Museum
Members of the public are invited to learn more about the role of Barbadians and British West Indians who fought and served in the First World War 1914-1918.
A key event during the evening, will be the delivery of a lecture by Mr. Humphrey Metzgen, author of Caribbean Wars Untold: A Salute to the British West Indies, published by the University of the West Indies Press and awarded as The Best Selling General Interest Book in 2010. Mr. Metzgen’s lecture entitled ‘Caribbean Memories of the First World War 1914-1918‘ will highlight the cultural, social and political scene that confronted the Caribbean volunteers as well as the British public during the period 1914 to 1918.
This exhibition has received support from the British High Commission.
The exhibition may be viewed during regular Museum hours: Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.