Category Archives: Projects/Events

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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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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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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Stourhead will never forget: Uncovering, Sharing and Remembering Stourhead’s War

The National Trust at Stourhead, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cranborne Chase AONB, is about to embark on a project to commemorate, through sculpture and workshops, the effect of World War 1 on the community in this corner … Continue reading

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History comes to life at Stonehenge

English Heritage have launched their new first world war exhibition at the Stonehenge Visitor Centre with spectacular projections of soldiers marching in the landscape. Stonehenge stood at the heart of the world’s largest military training ground during the war, with hundreds of … 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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