Category Archives: World War I centenary

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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Highworth Remembers Launches New Website

The Highworth Remembers project has launched an exciting new website which describes the talks, exhibitions and other activities which will take place from the 3rd to the 16th of May 2015. The project focuses upon the story of Rex Warneford … Continue reading

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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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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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Create Studios wins Heritage Lottery Fund Support

Young people have kicked off new First World War media project in Swindon. Young people from Create Studios were out in force this week as part of its year-long project to involve over 60 young people from across Swindon in unearthing a moving First World … 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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