UWE Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol, Bristol, BS16 1DD
Glenside Hospital Museum is located in the Victorian Chapel of a former Asylum. In 1915-1919 the War Office took it over, with Beaufort War Hospital treating 26,000 wounded soldiers. The Museum will be displaying discovered stories, postcards, autograph books and artefacts in a new WW1 exhibition. Visitors can also explore a collection demonstrating how mental health care and the care for those with learning difficulties has changed, experience an impressive display of items, including HLF Listening Point: 'Voices of staff and patients', and view a collection of local fossils. As part of the WW1 exhibition there will be the opportunity to think and put words and images onto a postcard to send to a family member or friend.
This event took place in September 2014 and the entry is now archived.
New exhibition on display: Postcards from a War Hospital 1915 to 1919
UWE Campus entrance opposite Old Tavern pub, on the left in the church.
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Date last modified: 25th July 2014 at 14:31