From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered. Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our short free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks.
The name comes from a rest house for soldiers at Poperinge in Belgium, about six miles from Ypres. Open from 1915 to the end of the First World War, the home was given the name Talbot House (TH=TOC H).
Other talks will be taking place throughout the day. Please see here for more details.Read more