Upper Engagement Room, The Students’ Union at UWE, Union 1, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY

‘Canting humbugs’ was the way some in Bristol characterised opponents of the ‘Great War’. But it is now clear that men like local councillor Walter Ayles, prepared to go to prison for their beliefs, had considerable local support. Colin Thomas author of  Slaughter No Remedy: The life and times of Walter Ayles, Bristol Conscientious Objector recounts the life and times of Bristol’s most famous war resister.

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