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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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Guide to engaging local communities

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have published a guide for communities planning First World War commemoration events. From finding events in your area to advice for organising your own commemorations, this First World War centenary programme toolkit … Continue reading

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War Memorials Trust Learning Programme

The War Memorials Trust runs a youth focused Learning Programme to help young people, learn about the history and significance of war memorial heritage, ensuring they have the skills and inspiration to continue to care for war memorials for another … Continue reading

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Arts Award and the First World War

Arts Award is a set of nationally recognised qualifications that support children and young people to get involved in culture, heritage and the arts. A dedicated website has been set up giving ideas of how creative work relating to World … Continue reading

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Free security help for war memorials

The War Memorials Trust and SmartWater Foundation are working in partnership to locate, log and protect thousands of war memorials across the UK using forensic technology. To mark the centenary of the Great War ‘In Memoriam 2014’ will protect memorials … Continue reading

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