Soldiers' Journey

Cloud by Susie MacMurray
A monumental, newly commissioned artwork

Hampshire played a critical role in the First World War, as the major embarkation point for millions of soldiers heading off to mainland Europe to join the conflict. You can use this website to find out how Hampshire is marking the centenary of the beginning of the First World War through events and exhibitions taking place throughout 2014.

This website will share personal stories that help to understand Hampshire’s unique role in the conflict, showcase related items from the collections and provide previews and trailers of the forthcoming exhibitions.