Until 31 March 2019

IWM London

Free

Taking place at IWM North and IWM London, Making A New World explores how the First World War has shaped the society we live in today through a programme of free exhibitions, alongside immersive live music, performance and public debates.

The guns fell silent....a new world began

The guns fell silent....a new world began

At IWM London

Mercury Prize nominated Field Music in IWM London's iconic Atrium. From left to right: David and Peter Brewis
© IWM Mercury Prize nominated Field Music in IWM London's iconic Atrium. From left to right: David and Peter Brewis
Performance
Field Music at IWM London

IWM London

31 January 2019

Exhibition

Renewal: Life after the First World War in Photographs

Exhibition

Renewal: Life after the First World War in Photographs

Until 31 March 2019
IWM London
Through a rich collection of over 130 black and white photographs, discover the resilience and ingenuity of the human spirit.
Service men piled up on a car during Armistice celebrations in Birmingham, 1918.
Armistice celebrations in Birmingham, 1918 IWM (Q 63690)

Still taken from Mimesis: African Soldier by John Akomfrah
© John Akomfrah Still taken from Mimesis: African Soldier by John Akomfrah, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW, New Art Exchange, Nottingham and Smoking Dogs Films, with additional support from Sharjah Art Foundation
Exhibition
Mimesis: African Soldier

IWM London

Until 31 March 2019

Installation view of I Was There: Room of Voices at IWM London
© IWM
Exhibition
I Was There: Room of Voices

IWM London

Until 31 March 2019

Installation view of Moments of Silence at IWM London
© IWM
Exhibition
Moments of Silence

IWM London

Until 31 March 2019

At IWM North

Leading poet Tony Walsh sitting in the Main Exhibition Space at IWM North.
IWM
Experience
Mightier Than War

IWM North

Until 24 February 2019

Mercury Prize nominated Field Music
Photo Andy Martin, Mercury Prize nominated Field Music
Performance
Field Music at IWM North

IWM North

24 January 2019

Exhibition

Lest We Forget?

Exhibition

Lest We Forget?

Until 24 February 2019
IWM North
From a cancelled national monument, to symbols sewn in to football shirts, explore the causes and controversies of remembrance from challenging new perspectives.
Gassed by John Singer Sargent in the Lest We Forget Exhibition
© IWM

First World War

Visitor viewing the First World War Galleries
©IWM, IWM London, First World War Galleries
Permanent display
First World War Galleries

IWM London

Permanent

Voices of the First World War
Hear the men and women whose lives were shaped by the First World War tell their stories of the conflict in our podcast series, Voices of the First World War. 
Elsie Knocker (left) and Mairi Chisholm in Pervyse, Belgium in 1917.
IWM Q2663
Women In Wartime
5 Inspirational Stories Of Women In The First World War
From ambulance drivers to translators, women served Britain in a variety of ways during the First World War. Discover their stories now.