IN commemoration of the First World War Ragley Hall is recreating life in the trenches.

Guests can enlist at the world war one ‘Recruitment Office’ before entering a recreated trench, where they will be able to hear the sound of bullets and explosions.

The exhibit will show footage from the Great War and a collection of personal letters, written from the trenches, by the grandfather of the current Marquess of Hertford, Lieutenant Colonel Lord Henry Seymour.

The event on Sunday August, 3 will have themed fun fair stalls and games entertainment and music.

The Hall, Park and Gardens will be open 10am to 4pm.

Admission to all areas costs £10.50 for adults, £6.50 for children, seniors and concessions are £9 and under fives go free.

Those who dress Edwardian for the event will have the chance of receiving prizes.

Family tickets and annual membership is available. Free admission for Ragley Park & Gardens for Members.

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