Diversionary Tactics: Sport and WWI

Learn more about role of sport during WW1 -from propaganda to raising both morale and funds for the war effort – through storytelling, displays and talks from Digging In!

Diversionary Tactics: Sport and WWI

About Diversionary Tactics: Sport and WWI

Learn more about role of sport during WW1 -from propaganda to raising both morale and funds for the war effort – through storytelling, displays and hands-on sporting activities.

Highlights!

Take part in a WW1 battalion sports day, led by Glasgow Park Lives

Find out more about WW1’s women footballers with our guest storyteller.

Try your hand at the sport American soldiers brought to Europe.

Taste some teatime tattie treats – WW1’s food of sporting heroes!- with War and Peas.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Diversionary Tactics: Sport and WWI are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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