Zeppelin raids, Gothas and 'Giants'

Britain's First Blitz - 1914 -1918

Ian Castle looks at the World War One air raids on Britain - the First Blitz

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...and a Podcast

If you would like to hear my talk on London's First Zeppelin Raid it is now available here as a Podcast through the National Archives website

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Talks booked for 2019

Fri. 16th February - 10.00am - Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The First Blitz - Bombers Over London in WW1

 

Wed. 21st February - 7.30pm - Islington Archaeology & History Society, Islington Town Hall

"The Germans Are Here!”: 31st May 1915 - London’s First Zeppelin Raid

 

Thu. 29th March - 7.45pm - Western Front Assoc. Thames Valley Branch (Reading)

"The Sky Was Lurid With Flame" - Operation Turkenkreuz: Germany's WW1 Bomber Raids on London

 

Wed. 18th April - 7.45pm - Western Front Assoc. Surrey Branch (Cobham)

"The Sky Was Lurid With Flame" - Operation Turkenkreuz: Germany's WW1 Bomber Raids on London

 

Tue. 24th April -  6.00pm - Historic Croydon Airport Trust - Museum of Croydon

The Night the Zeppelin Came - Croydon on the Front Line

 

Mon. 30th April - 7.45pm - FOSH - Chiswick

The Night of the Giant - The First World War Bomber Offensive Reaches West London

 

Fri. 18th May - 10.30am - Westminster City Council, RAF100,

St. Clement Danes Church, Strand, London

The Formation of the Royal Air Force

 

Mon 9th July - 6.30pm - Friends of Lincoln's Inn Fields - LSE New Academic Building

"Don't be frightened - the Germans are here!" - Lincoln's Inn Fields: On the Zeppelin crossroads

 

Fri 10th August - 7.00pm - The Collection, Lincoln

Lincolnshire: In the path of the Zeppelins. For tickets click here

 

Wed 26th September - 6.30pm - City of Westminster Guide Lecturers Association - Westminster Archives, London

Westminster on the Front Line - The German air raids of WW1

 

Tue. 2nd October - 8.00pm - Oxted & Limpsfield History Society - URC, Oxted

The Night the Zeppelin Came - Croydon on the Front Line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talks booked for 2018

Talks booked for 2018 - continued

Thu. 15th November - 6.00pm - Islington Museum, EC1V 4NB

'Everything was gone' - Germany's First World War air raids on London: Islington & Finsbury

Book Free ticket here through Eventbrite

 

Wed. 5th December - 7.30pm - Herts. Police Great War Society

The Forgotten Blitz and the Defeat of the Zeppelins

Mon. 7 January - 7.30pm - Dorking Local History Group - Crossways Baptist Community Church, RH4 3HB

The Zeppelin Onslaught - Britain's Forgotten Blitz

 

Wed.17 April - 7.45pm - Western Front Assoc. Surrey Branch (Cobham)

Title to be confirmed

 

Sat. 11th May - 2.30pm - Stow Maries/CCI - Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Essex, CM3 6RJ

Frontline Essex - The Lair of the Zeppelin Killers

 

Tue. 11 June - Time TBC - Islington Town Hall - Islington & Clerkenwell Guides Association

'Everything was gone' - Germany's First World War air raids on London: Islington & Clerkenwell