Tunes from the Trenches: Music in WW1

Explore the role that music played from recruitment tent to front line at Digging In's Tunes from the Trenches: Music in WW1!

Tunes from the Trenches: Music in WW1

About Tunes from the Trenches: Music in WW1

Combining live musical performance with living history re-enactment in the reconstructed trenches, this free event will bring visitors on a journey from recruitment tent to front line to explore the role that music played in the conflict. Find us at Digging In, Pollok Park.

All day Live musical performance by six-piece band Gladstone's Bag, living history, Pipers & Drummers, activities, food and exhibits!

Then join the Britannia Panopticon for a pay as you please evening concert at 7.00pm!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Tunes from the Trenches: Music in WW1 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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