The photo of WWI munitions worker Lily Withers, which inspired my poem Lily. (Photo kindly supplied by John Beaumont)

Wiltshire at War: Community Stories - Launch of Exhibition 2 - Wiltshire Does Its Bit

25th September 2015, 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Mere Museum, Barton Ln, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6JA

I'll be reading my poem Lily, about munitions worker Lily Withers, at this by-invitation event. The poem appears as part of the exhibition, which will be at Mere Museum until the end of October, before moving to other locations in Wiltshire. For more details about the project, including Exhibition 1, The Call to Arms, which is also touring the county, and to find out how to upload your own family stories about WWI in Wiltshire, see the Wiltshire at War website. The exhibition in Mere also features two poems I wrote as on-the-spot exercises with the help of groups of older people in Wiltshire during discussions with them about WWI - great fun!