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Friends Ambulance Unit World War I online resource

The Library of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) are happy to announce a new digitisation project for the centenary of World War I. We have digitised approximately 2500 personnel cards for the Friends Ambulance Unit (1914-1919) and made them … Continue reading

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Meet author Stuart Binns at Springfield Campus

Please click on the link below for information about Stuart Binns at Springfield Community Campus on Thursday March 5, 7pm talking about his book The Shadow of War, a novel about love and heroism in the Great War. 2015 03 … Continue reading

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First World War Film Competition

National Archives has launched a competition to get aspiring filmmakers to put its First World War files on film. Ten First World War documents reflecting different experiences of wartime have been selected from the archives and put online and entrants … Continue reading

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Wootton Bassett in the Great War

Wootton Bassett in the Great War Join us for an evening commemorating the story of the town and its people during World War One. Book launch of ‘Wootton Bassett in the Great War’ by Sheridan Parsons. War poetry readings by … Continue reading

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WW1 Concert

WW1 Concert Corsham Area Heritage (CAH) is proud to present a World War 1 Concert on Saturday, 18 October. Starting at 7pm at the Corsham School in The Tynings off Pickwick Road, it will feature songs, poetry and readings of … Continue reading

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Call for musicians for The Last Post event

Superact are looking for individuals and community groups to be part of The Last Post from 4 to 18 November. School groups, community music groups – all are eligible to apply and the deadline is 24 October 2014. A Last … Continue reading

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British Library WW1

An additional resource has been added in our links section. The British Library’s new dedicated World War One page has a vast array of exclusive articles, images and scans of original letters and manuscripts form the conflict. You can also … Continue reading

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Women of World War One

Women of World War One is a portrait of women’s lives, in music, words and images, created by Jacquelyn Bevan/Musicians South West in collaboration with Megan Jones of Hecuba Productions. Women of all ages and backgrounds tell their experiences of … Continue reading

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Godolphin School 1914-18

Godolphin School 1914-1918 What would it be like to step back in time to an era that changed the world and read what the people where thinking? If they had access to the sorts of technology we have at our … Continue reading

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Chippenham Scouts to retrace steps of the Wiltshire Regiment

Chippenham Scouts set off on 21st August to spend 3 days walking the 40 mile route from Mons in Belgium to Le Cateau in France. Together with Scouts & Explorers from Belgium, Buckinghamshire, France & Germany they will retrace the … Continue reading

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