The Soldier & the Pacifist

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2015 - 13:00 - 14:00
The Theatrette, Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT

Jan Morice, tells how her grandmother, Mabel Drummond, a central founding  member of WILPFi from 1915, maintained an affectionate, but difficult relationship with h er younger brother, Tom, who joined up and fought at Gallipoli and the Western Front. Jan knew her grandmother from when she was a child until Mabel died when Jan was 25. Mabel's diaries and scrapbooks, with newspaper cuttings and letters from Vida Goldstein and Adela Pankhurst and poems by Eleanor Moore, are in the exhibitionSee photos of WILPFi founding mothers, and Mabel addressing thousands at an Anti-war Rally in Melbourne in 1924.

Not to be missed. This talk is free and will be in the theatrette.

ALL WELCOME No need to register.

Enquiries Margaret Bearlin on 0408 803 653