Tag Archives: First World War

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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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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Westbury War Memorial rededication

Westbury will pay tribute to the fallen of the Great War when the town’s WW1 war memorial is rededicated on Sunday 17 August. The service which will be held in the churchyard of All Saints church takes place after morning … Continue reading

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WW1 Recruitment Day

Corsham Town Council are staging a WW1 Recruitment Day on the 19th August between 11am and 3pm re-creating a Recruitment Office in the Town Hall where it would have been hastily set up in 1914. Recruiting Officers will be on … Continue reading

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The Wall of Remembrance Exhibition

A schools project has been underway across the county with thousands of children making commemorative crosses to recognise the individuals from within their own communities who gave their lives during the First World War. The wall of remembrance, which bears … Continue reading

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Free Community Theatre Workshop for Salisbury’s Residents

Free Community Theatre Workshop for Salisbury’s Residents This free community theatre workshop run by The Heroine Project, will take place on Saturday 30th August 2014 in Salisbury. The aim of the workshop is to stimulate interest in Salisbury women’s World … Continue reading

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Maiden Bradley Flower Festival

The flower festival will be on September 20 and 21. The flower festival has a theme of “the joy of song”. Floral displays will illustrate hymns and songs sung during World War 1. Tea and cake refreshments will be available … Continue reading

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“100 Years of Remembering” – Flower Festival

A Commemorative Flower Festival depicting many events from 1914-1918 to be held at St Bartholomew’s & All Saints Church, Royal Wootton Bassett on 12th/13th/14th September 2014 Friday & Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sunday 12noon-4pm

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Stonehenge and the First World War

This exhibition will examine the experience of the military activity on Salisbury Plain during the First World War and its impact on the land and communities surrounding Stonehenge. It will also examine the impact of the War as a whole … Continue reading

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

The Tower of London has been adorned with 888,246 Ceramic Poppies to commemorate the outbreak of the first world war. Each of the individual flowers represents a British or Colonial Military fatality. This breath-taking project, called ‘Blood Swept Lands and … Continue reading

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