Her-Story: Kate Vigurs

Each month, Herstory Club feature an interview with a woman currently working in History. We are aiming to share the experiences women face in the industry (the good and the bad!) and to shine a light on the incredible work currently being undertaken by women across a wide range of specialist disciplines. Kate Vigurs Herstory … Continue reading Her-Story: Kate Vigurs

CWGC x Herstory Club: Sarah, Will & The Runnymede Memorial

The second location for the main War Graves Week events this week takes us into the South Region and to the Runnymede Air Forces Memorial. The two Public Engagement Coordinators for the Commission who cover the South East of England are Sarah Nathaniel and Will Reid. Sarah Nathaniel Sarah is the Public Engagement Coordinator for … Continue reading CWGC x Herstory Club: Sarah, Will & The Runnymede Memorial

CWGC x Herstory Club: Simon, Megan & Brookwood Military Cemetery

Heading up the Education and Engagement Team at the CWGC are Simon Bendry, who is the Head of Education and Engagement, and Megan Maltby, who is the Public Engagement Manager.  Simon Bendry Simon spent 20 years working in education, first as a teacher in secondary education, and then seven years at University College London leading … Continue reading CWGC x Herstory Club: Simon, Megan & Brookwood Military Cemetery

‘I am just an ordinary woman’ The Odette Legend

by Ashleigh Percival-Borley Odette was released in 1950. Directed and produced by Herbert Wilcox & Anna Neagle, distributed by British Lion Films I was a twenty-two-year-old combat medic, conducting pre-deployment training before being sent to Afghanistan on Operation HERRICK. The day's training had come to an end, so I returned to my accommodation to change … Continue reading ‘I am just an ordinary woman’ The Odette Legend