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‘Feeding the 50,000’ – a Unique Armistice Commemoration

10 October 2018

‘Feeding the 50,000’ – a Unique Armistice Commemoration

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National Poetry Day: Change

04 October 2018

National Poetry Day: Change

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National Poetry Day: Poets and Authors

04 October 2018

National Poetry Day: Poets and Authors

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240 CHILDREN COMMEMORATE 100 YEARS LIBERATION – IN PASSENDALE AND HOUTHULST

04 October 2018

240 CHILDREN COMMEMORATE 100 YEARS LIBERATION – IN PASSENDALE AND HOUTHULST

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Keep the Home Fires Burning – A New Musical

03 October 2018

Keep the Home Fires Burning – A New Musical

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Call for Papers – The First World War: Past, Present, and Future

01 October 2018

Call for Papers – The First World War: Past, Present, and Future

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Trench Brothers: Brighton Dome

30 September 2018

Trench Brothers: Brighton Dome

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“I will not agree to my children going to shed blood” – Waikato Resistance to Conscription in the First World War

29 September 2018

“I will not agree to my children going to shed blood” – Waikato Resistance to Conscription in the First World War

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Europeana Research Grants Programme 2019

25 September 2018

Europeana Research Grants Programme 2019

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Ballykinlar History Hut Roadshow

24 September 2018

Ballykinlar History Hut Roadshow

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Day 50: Personal Connections

23 September 2018

Day 50: Personal Connections

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Day 50: Women in Medicine

23 September 2018

Day 50: Women in Medicine

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Day 50: Families and the Fronts

23 September 2018

Day 50: Families and the Fronts

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Day 50: War Across the World

23 September 2018

Day 50: War Across the World

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Armistice 100 Days: Day 50

23 September 2018

Armistice 100 Days: Day 50

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Rising to the Challenge – Women in a World at War

23 September 2018

Rising to the Challenge – Women in a World at War

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Shell Shock Stories & Beyond

21 September 2018

Shell Shock Stories & Beyond

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Somalis in the First World War

20 September 2018

Somalis in the First World War

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RMS Mendi Remembered

19 September 2018

RMS Mendi Remembered

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Black and Asian Merchant Seamen in the First World War

18 September 2018

Black and Asian Merchant Seamen in the First World War

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Censorship in the First World War: New Zealand

17 September 2018

Censorship in the First World War: New Zealand

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The Big Shows: Theatre and Cinema During the First World War

16 September 2018

The Big Shows: Theatre and Cinema During the First World War

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Away from the Western Front National Conference

15 September 2018

Away from the Western Front National Conference

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Worcestershire Festival of Remembrance: Gheluvelt Park

14 September 2018

Worcestershire Festival of Remembrance: Gheluvelt Park

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The Battle of the Ancre Film Tour: Find a venue

13 September 2018

The Battle of the Ancre Film Tour: Find a venue

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The Battle of the Ancre (1917)

13 September 2018

The Battle of the Ancre (1917)

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‘Lest We Forget’: Muslim Service in the First World War

13 September 2018

‘Lest We Forget’: Muslim Service in the First World War

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Spanish Flu: Nursing during the Deadliest Pandemic in History

12 September 2018

Spanish Flu: Nursing during the Deadliest Pandemic in History

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Women’s Work 100- it ‘WAS’ a mans world.

11 September 2018

Women’s Work 100- it ‘WAS’ a mans world.

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The Great War Symphony at The Royal Albert Hall

10 September 2018

The Great War Symphony at The Royal Albert Hall

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Diggers and Doughboys: the Art of Allies 100 Years On

09 September 2018

Diggers and Doughboys: the Art of Allies 100 Years On

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Accessing Archives: First World War Community Research

07 September 2018

Accessing Archives: First World War Community Research

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cicatrix: The Scar of a Healed Wound

06 September 2018

cicatrix: The Scar of a Healed Wound

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The Muddy Choir: Touring Theatre

05 September 2018

The Muddy Choir: Touring Theatre

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Tracing the Belgian Refugees: A Call for Things

03 September 2018

Tracing the Belgian Refugees: A Call for Things

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The Work of Edward Carter Preston: Medalist and Sculptor

02 September 2018

The Work of Edward Carter Preston: Medalist and Sculptor

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100 Days Offensive Touring Exhibition

01 September 2018

100 Days Offensive Touring Exhibition

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A Day to Commemorate the End of Fighting in the First World War: Epsom

31 August 2018

A Day to Commemorate the End of Fighting in the First World War: Epsom

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The Hollybrook Memorial: A Virtual Tour

30 August 2018

The Hollybrook Memorial: A Virtual Tour

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The Lions of the Great War Statue

29 August 2018

The Lions of the Great War Statue

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Square Rounds at The Finsborough Theatre

28 August 2018

Square Rounds at The Finsborough Theatre

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The First World War and the Western Isles: Projects, Funding and Reflections on the Centenary

27 August 2018

The First World War and the Western Isles: Projects, Funding and Reflections on the Centenary

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Youngwummin exhibition: Dr Elsie Inglis

26 August 2018

Youngwummin exhibition: Dr Elsie Inglis

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Far, Far from Ypres: a Performance Commemorating the First World War in Music, Poetry and Song

24 August 2018

Far, Far from Ypres: a Performance Commemorating the First World War in Music, Poetry and Song

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Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War

22 August 2018

Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War

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Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: Worcestershire World War One Hundred

21 August 2018

Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: Worcestershire World War One Hundred

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Raymond Chandler on the Western Front, 1918

18 August 2018

Raymond Chandler on the Western Front, 1918

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Historic Photo Showing Women Bell Ringing in World War One Recreated 100 Years Later

17 August 2018

Historic Photo Showing Women Bell Ringing in World War One Recreated 100 Years Later

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The Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery: Remembrance

16 August 2018

The Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery: Remembrance

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Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

16 August 2018

Motherhood, Loss and the First World War

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Battle’s Over: A Nation’s Tribute

15 August 2018

Battle’s Over: A Nation’s Tribute

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Rusthall: Great War Remembered

14 August 2018

Rusthall: Great War Remembered

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Science and the First World War: the Aftermath

13 August 2018

Science and the First World War: the Aftermath

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‘A Soldier’s Story’ & Cheshire East Reflects’: Family Concert

12 August 2018

‘A Soldier’s Story’ & Cheshire East Reflects’: Family Concert

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Trench Brothers: Take Cover Drama Workshop and Crafts

11 August 2018

Trench Brothers: Take Cover Drama Workshop and Crafts

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WomensWork100: an Irish Perspective

10 August 2018

WomensWork100: an Irish Perspective

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Armistice: Play For Peace

09 August 2018

Armistice: Play For Peace

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Battle of Amiens Events.

08 August 2018

Battle of Amiens Events.

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The Battle of Amiens.

08 August 2018

The Battle of Amiens.

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Friday Twilight – 1918: The Unexpected Victory

08 August 2018

Friday Twilight – 1918: The Unexpected Victory

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Conscientious Objection Remembered

07 August 2018

Conscientious Objection Remembered

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100 LIVES 100 WORDS 100 DAYS

05 August 2018

100 LIVES 100 WORDS 100 DAYS

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Worcestershire Remembers at the Guildhall

02 August 2018

Worcestershire Remembers at the Guildhall

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West Cork History Festival

01 August 2018

West Cork History Festival

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Trench Brothers

31 July 2018

Trench Brothers

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Raikeswood Camp Dig Open Day: Craven and the First World War Project

30 July 2018

Raikeswood Camp Dig Open Day: Craven and the First World War Project

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Salonika: Away from the Western Front

29 July 2018

Salonika: Away from the Western Front

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100 Days of Peace & Hope

28 July 2018

100 Days of Peace & Hope

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“Made By The Girls of Staffordshire…”: Ceramics from World War I

27 July 2018

“Made By The Girls of Staffordshire…”: Ceramics from World War I

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Lake District Summer Music

26 July 2018

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Lake District Summer Music

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Lighting the Lamplight of Peace

25 July 2018

Lighting the Lamplight of Peace

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#MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition

24 July 2018

#MakingHistory 1918 Exhibition

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Memorial ceremony for First World War flying ace

23 July 2018

Memorial ceremony for First World War flying ace

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Robert Graves’ But It Still Goes On

23 July 2018

Robert Graves’ But It Still Goes On

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“Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace” WWI-Themed Outdoor Photo Exhibit Comes to NYC

21 July 2018

“Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace” WWI-Themed Outdoor Photo Exhibit Comes to NYC

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Walter Spradbery, Artist in War and Peace 1889 – 1969

20 July 2018

Walter Spradbery, Artist in War and Peace 1889 – 1969

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‘Bells of Peace’ on Armistice Centennial

19 July 2018

‘Bells of Peace’ on Armistice Centennial

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Wilfred Owen 100: the Last 100 Days

18 July 2018

Wilfred Owen 100: the Last 100 Days

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Accessing Archives: A Study Day for First World War Community Heritage Researchers

17 July 2018

Accessing Archives: A Study Day for First World War Community Heritage Researchers

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Youngwummin Exhibition Launched at National Library of Scotland

17 July 2018

Youngwummin Exhibition Launched at National Library of Scotland

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A Nation’s Thank You – The People’s Procession

16 July 2018

A Nation’s Thank You – The People’s Procession

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For King and Country play at Southwark Playhouse

16 July 2018

For King and Country play at Southwark Playhouse

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2019 World War One Engagement Centres Festival – ‘Legacies of the First World War’

11 July 2018

2019 World War One Engagement Centres Festival – ‘Legacies of the First World War’

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Canada & UK Kingston choirs unite in centenary concert for end of WW1

18 June 2018

Canada & UK Kingston choirs unite in centenary concert for end of WW1

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The Picturemakers ‘Remembering The Great War’

18 June 2018

The Picturemakers ‘Remembering The Great War’

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A Night at Stobs: An Evening of Music & Comedy

13 June 2018

A Night at Stobs: An Evening of Music & Comedy

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For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI

12 June 2018

For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI

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ABF The Solidiers’ Charity commemorates 100 year anniversary of First World War with Exeter Cathedral concert

12 June 2018

ABF The Solidiers’ Charity commemorates 100 year anniversary of First World War with Exeter Cathedral concert

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Influenza pandemic in south Germany, 1918

08 June 2018

Influenza pandemic in south Germany, 1918

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Edith Cavell and the Unknown Warrior train carriage

07 June 2018

Edith Cavell and the Unknown Warrior train carriage

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The Art of Commemoration

05 June 2018

The Art of Commemoration

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The People’s Collection to appear in venues across Worcestershire

04 June 2018

The People’s Collection to appear in venues across Worcestershire

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Worcestershire War Memorial Bike Rides

01 May 2018

Worcestershire War Memorial Bike Rides

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Join the Remember RAF100 project and commemorate air service personnel who lost their lives in WW1

27 April 2018

Join the Remember RAF100 project and commemorate air service personnel who lost their lives in WW1

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‘DUCKS’ – a new production from The User Friendly Theatre Company

23 April 2018

‘DUCKS’ – a new production from The User Friendly Theatre Company

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Rittmeister von Richthofen and his Flying Circus

19 April 2018

Rittmeister von Richthofen and his Flying Circus

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Lives of the First World War: The final year

18 April 2018

Lives of the First World War: The final year

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‘Deeds Not Words: Nursing at War’ film screening, Royal College of Nursing, Cardiff

05 April 2018

‘Deeds Not Words: Nursing at War’ film screening, Royal College of Nursing, Cardiff

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The Troth – a First World War story of an Indian soldier’s journey to Belgium

23 March 2018

The Troth – a First World War story of an Indian soldier’s journey to Belgium

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Descendants invited to Battle of Amiens centenary commemoration

23 March 2018

Descendants invited to Battle of Amiens centenary commemoration

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