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‘Oldham Remembers’ women in the First World War for community centenary project

09 March 2015

‘Oldham Remembers’ women in the First World War for community centenary project

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Letters from the front: soldier’s war letters published online to mark centenary

09 March 2015

Letters from the front: soldier’s war letters published online to mark centenary

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Canadian War Museum’s new content illuminates life on the Home Front during the First World War

03 March 2015

Canadian War Museum’s new content illuminates life on the Home Front during the First World War

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Discover the new First World War Centenary events and exhibitions happening in 2015

20 February 2015

Discover the new First World War Centenary events and exhibitions happening in 2015

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When Dai became Tommy: new exhibition at the Big Pit Museum explores miners in the First World War

20 February 2015

When Dai became Tommy: new exhibition at the Big Pit Museum explores miners in the First World War

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RC Sherriff project: To Journey’s End and Beyond

20 February 2015

RC Sherriff project: To Journey’s End and Beyond

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Scars on the City: find out what it was like to live in Edinburgh during the First World War

20 February 2015

Scars on the City: find out what it was like to live in Edinburgh during the First World War

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From tanks to trench art: family half term events and activities from the First World War Centenary Partnership

05 February 2015

From tanks to trench art: family half term events and activities from the First World War Centenary Partnership

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Decoded 1914-18: audio-visual installations reflect on wartime life, loss and invention in Tyne & Wear

05 February 2015

Decoded 1914-18: audio-visual installations reflect on wartime life, loss and invention in Tyne & Wear

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New website with information about all UK war memorials launched

04 February 2015

New website with information about all UK war memorials launched

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Artist Sir Peter Blake commissioned to create new First World War dazzle ship artwork for Liverpool

02 February 2015

Artist Sir Peter Blake commissioned to create new First World War dazzle ship artwork for Liverpool

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Blog looks at the First World War through the history of Two Small Ships

01 February 2015

Blog looks at the First World War through the history of Two Small Ships

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Last chance to see 2014’s First World War Centenary exhibitions in cities across the UK

29 January 2015

Last chance to see 2014’s First World War Centenary exhibitions in cities across the UK

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New First World War Centenary battlefields legacy project for school students launched

29 January 2015

New First World War Centenary battlefields legacy project for school students launched

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Blog follows the First World War experiences of Old Etonians throughout the centenary

28 January 2015

Blog follows the First World War experiences of Old Etonians throughout the centenary

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Over 64,000 Royal Marine Life Stories added to Lives of the First World War

23 January 2015

Over 64,000 Royal Marine Life Stories added to Lives of the First World War

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Descendants of Gallipoli veterans invited to join 100th anniversary commemorations in London

20 January 2015

Descendants of Gallipoli veterans invited to join 100th anniversary commemorations in London

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A County Remembers – HLF support secured for Surrey-wide First World War commemoration project

15 January 2015

A County Remembers – HLF support secured for Surrey-wide First World War commemoration project

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New exhibition explores the impact of the First World War on art and facial reconstructive surgery

15 January 2015

New exhibition explores the impact of the First World War on art and facial reconstructive surgery

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Scotland’s 2015 nationwide First World War Centenary commemorations announced

09 January 2015

Scotland’s 2015 nationwide First World War Centenary commemorations announced

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Community youth arts project raises funds for the Royal British Legion with wartime performance

08 January 2015

Community youth arts project raises funds for the Royal British Legion with wartime performance

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New smartphone app details impact of the First World War on the people of Manchester

05 January 2015

New smartphone app details impact of the First World War on the people of Manchester

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In Fields Where They Lay – The Dreamscape Theatre

18 December 2014

In Fields Where They Lay – The Dreamscape Theatre

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Gwersi a Ddysgwyd: Diwrnodau Partneriaeth IWM a Llywodraeth Cymru

12 December 2014

Gwersi a Ddysgwyd: Diwrnodau Partneriaeth IWM a Llywodraeth Cymru

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Lessons Learned: IWM and Welsh Government First World War Centenary Partnership Days

12 December 2014

Lessons Learned: IWM and Welsh Government First World War Centenary Partnership Days

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UEFA memorial to the 1914 Christmas Truce football match unveiled

11 December 2014

UEFA memorial to the 1914 Christmas Truce football match unveiled

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Mildenhall College Academy unveils its historic First World War Christmas Truce memorial

10 December 2014

Mildenhall College Academy unveils its historic First World War Christmas Truce memorial

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Hartismere school and community commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War

10 December 2014

Hartismere school and community commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War

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Gheluvelt to Gheluvelt: Commemorative Journey Marks Centenary of Worcestershire Regiment Battle

09 December 2014

Gheluvelt to Gheluvelt: Commemorative Journey Marks Centenary of Worcestershire Regiment Battle

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Duke of Cambridge to unveil Christmas Truce memorial as part of ‘Football Remembers’

04 December 2014

Duke of Cambridge to unveil Christmas Truce memorial as part of ‘Football Remembers’

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First World War soldiers’ stories to be revealed in a new digitisation project

27 November 2014

First World War soldiers’ stories to be revealed in a new digitisation project

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Discover how Christmas at war was experienced in events from the First World War Centenary Partnership

26 November 2014

Discover how Christmas at war was experienced in events from the First World War Centenary Partnership

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National Memory – Local Stories: creative learning project from the National Portrait Gallery

26 November 2014

National Memory – Local Stories: creative learning project from the National Portrait Gallery

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Experience Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem in a new way in an interactive online resource

20 November 2014

Experience Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem in a new way in an interactive online resource

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Follow the Chavasse family’s experiences of war

20 November 2014

Follow the Chavasse family’s experiences of war

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See ‘World War I: War of Images, Images of War’ at the Getty Center, Los Angeles

19 November 2014

See ‘World War I: War of Images, Images of War’ at the Getty Center, Los Angeles

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Explore the stories behind the names on London war memorials

17 November 2014

Explore the stories behind the names on London war memorials

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Events to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign in 2015 announced

14 November 2014

Events to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign in 2015 announced

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Creative project ‘Trench Brothers’ helps children explore the wartime roles of Indian Army, British West Indies Regiment and black British soldiers

13 November 2014

Creative project ‘Trench Brothers’ helps children explore the wartime roles of Indian Army, British West Indies Regiment and black British soldiers

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Warships: view a Flickr set of ships built on the River Tyne by the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard

12 November 2014

Warships: view a Flickr set of ships built on the River Tyne by the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard

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First World War Stories: Bringing the Unknown Warrior home

12 November 2014

First World War Stories: Bringing the Unknown Warrior home

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Marking Armistice Day with a Love Token Drop at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

12 November 2014

Marking Armistice Day with a Love Token Drop at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

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Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force records added to Lives of the First World War

11 November 2014

Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force records added to Lives of the First World War

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Podcast 47: Armistice

06 November 2014

Podcast 47: Armistice

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Events, concerts and services to remember the First World War from IWM’s Centenary Partnership

06 November 2014

Events, concerts and services to remember the First World War from IWM’s Centenary Partnership

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Southbank Centre marks Remembrance Sunday with talks, free events and Britten’s ‘War Requiem’

04 November 2014

Southbank Centre marks Remembrance Sunday with talks, free events and Britten’s ‘War Requiem’

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Remembrance Week 2014 programmes on the BBC

31 October 2014

Remembrance Week 2014 programmes on the BBC

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Explore the First World War through the words of Worcestershire people

29 October 2014

Explore the First World War through the words of Worcestershire people

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Mark Knopfler plays Last Post guitar tribute for First World War Centenary project

28 October 2014

Mark Knopfler plays Last Post guitar tribute for First World War Centenary project

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Join the London Symphony Orchestra for a weekend of music and remembrance

27 October 2014

Join the London Symphony Orchestra for a weekend of music and remembrance

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The Last Post to play across the UK in musical tribute to the First World War generation

27 October 2014

The Last Post to play across the UK in musical tribute to the First World War generation

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Find out what happened to Fulham Palace during the Great War in a new exhibition

24 October 2014

Find out what happened to Fulham Palace during the Great War in a new exhibition

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Historypin launches new digital First World War Centenary projects hub

23 October 2014

Historypin launches new digital First World War Centenary projects hub

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Meet a War Horse and make dazzle ships in a range of activities and events this half term

22 October 2014

Meet a War Horse and make dazzle ships in a range of activities and events this half term

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Soldiers past and present are remembered in new artworks at the Scottish Parliament

21 October 2014

Soldiers past and present are remembered in new artworks at the Scottish Parliament

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Explore the Victoria and Albert Museum’s First World War Centenary commemorations

16 October 2014

Explore the Victoria and Albert Museum’s First World War Centenary commemorations

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Worcestershire commemorates the historic Battle of Gheluvelt with a series of events

16 October 2014

Worcestershire commemorates the historic Battle of Gheluvelt with a series of events

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Canadian War Museum launches national Supply Line program for schools

14 October 2014

Canadian War Museum launches national Supply Line program for schools

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Lottery grant to tell the story of First World War nurse Edith Cavell

13 October 2014

Lottery grant to tell the story of First World War nurse Edith Cavell

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Moved by Conflict: M Shed Bristol launches exhibition commemorating the First World War Centenary

10 October 2014

Moved by Conflict: M Shed Bristol launches exhibition commemorating the First World War Centenary

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New exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery explores the impact of war on the human senses

10 October 2014

New exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery explores the impact of war on the human senses

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New Paul Nash exhibition at London’s Piano Nobile gallery

09 October 2014

New Paul Nash exhibition at London’s Piano Nobile gallery

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Discover a range of events to mark Black History Month

09 October 2014

Discover a range of events to mark Black History Month

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Community parade in Fleetwood, Lancashire to commemorate First World War Centenary

08 October 2014

Community parade in Fleetwood, Lancashire to commemorate First World War Centenary

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Online resources for community and church groups marking the centenary

08 October 2014

Online resources for community and church groups marking the centenary

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Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War

07 October 2014

Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War

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Quakers in Britain First World War Peace Education Resources

07 October 2014

Quakers in Britain First World War Peace Education Resources

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Podcast 46: The Allied Advance to Victory

01 October 2014

Podcast 46: The Allied Advance to Victory

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New online Medals Interactive created by My Learning and Leeds Museums and Galleries

01 October 2014

New online Medals Interactive created by My Learning and Leeds Museums and Galleries

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Tunbridge Wells Hospital marks 100 years since the first war casualties arrived in the town

29 September 2014

Tunbridge Wells Hospital marks 100 years since the first war casualties arrived in the town

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See playwrights’ different reactions to the First World War in a Time Zone Theatre double-bill

29 September 2014

See playwrights’ different reactions to the First World War in a Time Zone Theatre double-bill

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Explore the impact of war on Kent and Medway in an interactive timeline

16 September 2014

Explore the impact of war on Kent and Medway in an interactive timeline

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First World War Blog: A headmaster’s view of the war

16 September 2014

First World War Blog: A headmaster’s view of the war

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BFI to premiere restored silent film about the 1914 Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands

15 September 2014

BFI to premiere restored silent film about the 1914 Battles of Coronel and Falkland Islands

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Send, receive and decode Morse Code using a Raspberry Pi computer

04 September 2014

Send, receive and decode Morse Code using a Raspberry Pi computer

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London Transport Museum’s ‘Battle Bus’ goes on commemorative Western Front tour

04 September 2014

London Transport Museum’s ‘Battle Bus’ goes on commemorative Western Front tour

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Podcast 45: The Beginning Of The End

26 August 2014

Podcast 45: The Beginning Of The End

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Communities unveil the first Victoria Cross commemorative paving stones

22 August 2014

Communities unveil the first Victoria Cross commemorative paving stones

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Discover how the Archbishop of Canterbury saw the First World War in a new interactive timeline

20 August 2014

Discover how the Archbishop of Canterbury saw the First World War in a new interactive timeline

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A Time and Place: Musical Meditations on the First World War

14 August 2014

A Time and Place: Musical Meditations on the First World War

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Find out about the ‘Birtley Belgians’ in a new Flickr set and blog from Tyne & Wear Archives

13 August 2014

Find out about the ‘Birtley Belgians’ in a new Flickr set and blog from Tyne & Wear Archives

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New web resource: Parliament and the First World War

13 August 2014

New web resource: Parliament and the First World War

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Browse the wartime pages of the Illustrated London News in a new online archive

13 August 2014

Browse the wartime pages of the Illustrated London News in a new online archive

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The Centenary Chorus: 600 young voices mark the 100th Anniversary of the First World War

13 August 2014

The Centenary Chorus: 600 young voices mark the 100th Anniversary of the First World War

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Follow first-hand experiences of the First World War in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland’s Blog

13 August 2014

Follow first-hand experiences of the First World War in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland’s Blog

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Take a look at the National Media Museum’s First World War photography collections

06 August 2014

Take a look at the National Media Museum’s First World War photography collections

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‘White Feather Diaries’: Quakers online First World War serialisation project

05 August 2014

‘White Feather Diaries’: Quakers online First World War serialisation project

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Remember the outbreak of the First World War with a range of commemorative events in the UK & worldwide

01 August 2014

Remember the outbreak of the First World War with a range of commemorative events in the UK & worldwide

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Siegfried Sassoon’s war diaries go online for first time

01 August 2014

Siegfried Sassoon’s war diaries go online for first time

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Remembering the Great War: new exhibition opens at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

30 July 2014

Remembering the Great War: new exhibition opens at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Royal British Legion calls on Britain to remember every man and woman lost in the First World War

30 July 2014

Royal British Legion calls on Britain to remember every man and woman lost in the First World War

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Discover the story of the Royal Albert Hall in the First World War

29 July 2014

Discover the story of the Royal Albert Hall in the First World War

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Podcast 44: Wartime Leisure And Entertainment

28 July 2014

Podcast 44: Wartime Leisure And Entertainment

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Centenary of first shot at sea in the First World War marked by Royal Navy sail past at Cowes Week

24 July 2014

Centenary of first shot at sea in the First World War marked by Royal Navy sail past at Cowes Week

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BBC debate on the psychological impact of the First World War to be held at IWM London

23 July 2014

BBC debate on the psychological impact of the First World War to be held at IWM London

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New details of the national commemorative events on 4 August revealed

23 July 2014

New details of the national commemorative events on 4 August revealed

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‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary’ – An Irish story of the Great War

21 July 2014

‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary’ – An Irish story of the Great War

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The Duke of Cambridge and David Cameron open new First World War Galleries at IWM London

17 July 2014

The Duke of Cambridge and David Cameron open new First World War Galleries at IWM London

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Leading artist ‘Dazzles’ ship to mark First World War Centenary

17 July 2014

Leading artist ‘Dazzles’ ship to mark First World War Centenary

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‘For King and Country’ exhibition to open at Bankfield Museum, Halifax on 2 August

17 July 2014

‘For King and Country’ exhibition to open at Bankfield Museum, Halifax on 2 August

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