They Shall Not Grow Old

The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg and the English School Gothenburg are proud to present:

They Shall Not Grow Old Date

“They Shall Not Grow Old” Directed by: Peter Jackson

Date: 22nd Nov.(Thursday) Doors open 17.45 Film starts 18.30 (Runtime: 99 min)


Cost: Free of charge – honesty box for coffee and biscuits

Location: The English School Gothenburg, Redegatan 2, Västra Frölunda.

Parking: 40 spaces.

Tram: Number 11 to Hagen.

Buses to Krokebacksgatan or Fågelvägen.

Directed by Peter Jackson. A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Using the latest digital technology celebrated filmmaker Peter Jackson (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings) has restored and colourised original archive film shot during the First World War to create an extraordinary new film telling stories of life on the front line.

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD is a feature length film crafted from Imperial War Museums’ extensive archive, alongside BBC and IWM interviews with servicemen who fought in the conflict. Footage has been transformed through modern production techniques to present incredible and previously unseen detail – bringing history to life and creating a vital new connection for contemporary audiences. 

In cooperation with the British Council    B Council logo green


The nearest tram stop is: Hagen – take the number 11 (going west towards Saltholmen). The tram takes 26 minutes from the Central Railway Station and the School is about a 10 minute walk from the stop.

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