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Wiltshire at War ‘Call for Stories’ at Stonehenge

Drop in to Stonehenge Visitor Centre any time between 11am and 3pm on Friday 20 March to share your family’s experiences of the First World War with the Wiltshire at War: Community Stories team. Did your family live in Wiltshire … Continue reading

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Wiltshire at War: Community Stories exhibition launch in Corsham

The Call to Arms, an exhibition produced by Wiltshire at War: Community Stories, will be on display at Springfield Community Campus in Corsham throughout March 2015. Using archive images and personal stories the exhibition shows the impact the First World … Continue reading

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From Mons to Le Cateau

From Mons to Le Cateau. POSTER February 5 2015 The film ‘From Mons to Le Cateau’ will be shown on Thursday 5th February at 7.00.p.m. in Malmesbury Town Hall Wiltshire soldiers, including those from Malmesbury and the surrounding villages, took … Continue reading

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UK German Connection grants

UK-German Connection Fund for WW1 Projects with Young People The UK-German Connection has launched a new fund designed to bring young people in the UK and Germany together on projects related to World War One. Schools and youth groups in … Continue reading

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Grants for war memorials

There are estimated to be more than 100,000 war memorials in the UK. Many of these are treasured but others are neglected and vandalised or left to suffer the effects of ageing and weathering. The War Memorials Trust offers grants … Continue reading

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Red Cross volunteer records online

The British Red Cross are making the records of the 90,000 people who volunteered with them during the First World War available online at http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/History-and-origin/First-World-War This developing resource let’s you see the details of volunteers from a particular location or … Continue reading

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Community engagement training for WWI projects

Wiltshire at War: Community Stories http://wiltshireatwar.org.uk will be running an ‘Approaches to Community Engagement in WWI Projects’ training session at the following venues across Wiltshire:- • Wednesday 15 October, 2:00—4:30pm, Malmesbury Town Hall • Tuesday 21 October, 2:00—4:30pm, The Rifles … Continue reading

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Warning for those using original gas masks and helmets

For those of you involved in events using original gas masks and helmets please follow the link below for advice issued by the Health and Safety Executive around the risks from asbestos. Of particular relevance for First World War projects … Continue reading

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100 free Maney Publishing articles

To commemorate 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, 100 articles from the Maney Publishing archive are available to download for free in July and August 2014. Visit http://www.maneyonline.com/page/ww1 for full details Articles have been selected from … Continue reading

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Bradford on Avon war memorial re-dedication

Bradford on Avon Town Council are planning an event on Sunday 3rd August 2014 to Rededicate the War Memorial in Westbury Gardens. As part of this event the Roll of Honour is being refurbished and will be on display in … Continue reading

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