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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  • Lance Corporal David Shields McNally, the subject of today’s #centena fought during #FWW in the Machine Gun Corps, @NAM_London have many items in their collections which give insight into life in the Machine Gun Corps, find out more here:

  • Stephen Potts tells the story of his grandfather joined the cavalry in 1912 as an escape from industrial Belfast only for the #FWW to force him off his horse and into an industrial war. Read ‘Dismounted’, the #centena #Oftheday here:

  • Like many sites across the UK, the Manchester Southern Cemetery has @CWGC graves from both world was. Find out more about the Cemetery where the archives for our #centena #oftheday are displayed here

  • '"It’s the tiny ripples of awareness generated by creative undertakings that make them so valuable, reminding us to look more closely at our surroundings". Discover more in our #centena #oftheday 'Unwritten: Conflict in a dugout grave'

  • Read research by Julie Wheelright on Flora Sandes, one of the few women recorded to have taken arms and fight during #FWW:

  • 'Feeding the 50,000', a performance evoking the wartime hospitality, comradeship, sorrow and laughter of St Columba's congregation is tomorrow. Find out more here:

  • You can find the names of the Crock brothers, subjects of our #centena #Oftheday on the Lewes Borough war memorial. More information on this memorial can be found here: on the War Memorial Register

  • The #centena #Oftheday was created with help from the National Archives at Kew, you can find out more about their Centenary events here