Leeds University Library

Lunchtime talks: December 2014

Published Sunday 30 November 2014

Hands holding a compass from the Liddle Collection

Silent Night, 1914: Christmas during the First World War

Join us to explore Special Collections' Liddle Collection, to reveal memories of Christmas one hundred years ago - including rare first-hand accounts of the 1914 Christmas Truce.

This world renowned collection contains documents and artefacts, from cards and gifts to food and games, all telling their own stories of Christmas both at home in the trenches.

The Leeds Town Hall lunchtime talks, focus on items held in Special Collections. Events are free, but please book to reserve your place.

Can't make the talk?

    Take a look at our online exhibitions or explore the Liddle Collection to discover more of our unique and intriguing items.