This lecture will give an overview of the Battle of the Somme and include comparisons between the different armies involved in the campaign, namely the British, French and German.

Timothy Bowman is a historian who specialises in British and Irish military history. To date his research has considered aspects of the British Army in the First World War, and the Ulster Volunteer Force, 1910–1922.

This event is organised by NMNI.

Event Details


Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens


Wednesday, July 6, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00

Centenary Event

Tickets and further information

This is a free event however booking is advised. Book your place here.

For further information, please contact Ulster Museum Reception on 028 9044 0000 or email

This talk will be held in the Lecture Theatre on the ground floor.