First World War centenary Partnership

In 2018, join IWM and communities across the world to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

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Watch The Battle of the Ancre

In 2018, join members of the First World War Centenary Partnership at screenings of the 1917 film 'The Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks' across the world.

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discover Womenswork100

1918 saw some women in England able to vote for the very first time.

In 2018, find out more about their lives in the First World War and take part in Women's Work 100 at events across the Centenary Partnership.

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  • Francis Ledwidge’s poetry and that of other wartime poets has shaped how we view the conflict today. Learn more about poets of #FWW and their stories here: ow.ly/hXDS30lxxI2. Read the #centena which Ledwidge inspired here: ow.ly/1aa730lxxKY

  • Francis’ birthplace in Slane, Ireland is now a museum when you can discover more about his life, experience of #FWW and his poetry which inspired our #centena #oftheday. Visit their website here: ow.ly/AfV730lxx2j

  • Raqs Media Collective: Not Yet At Ease explores the history of psychological disorders after the #FWW. Using poetry and performance this immersive artwork is inspired by letters written by Indian soldiers. Opening @firstsite #Colchester this week ow.ly/mofG30lS0O7 @1418NOW

  • The #centena #oftheday was inspired by Irish War Poet Francis Ledwidge. Read ‘The Voice of a Blackbird’ by Tom Collins here: ow.ly/ZIjK30lxwW9