Tag Archives: Great War

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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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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Sassoon’s War Diaries

The war diaries of Siegfried Sassoon have been published online for the first time by Cambridge University. The papers include diary entries, sketches and reflections upon the war as it unfolded around him. The diaries bear the marks of conflict having … Continue reading

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West Country Regiments in the Great War

Illustrated talk on 1 December to Warminster Museum & History Society by Tim Saunders on West Country Regiments in the Great War. Meeting at Warminster Library at 7.30, with entrance at the rear door. Visitors welcome £3.

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Roll of Honour dedication

A Church Service will be held in the Phoenix Hall, Netheravon on Sunday 3 August to commemorate the beginning of the Great War and dedicate a Roll of Honour in memory of the men from the villages of Netheravon, Haxton … Continue reading

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Calne Film ‘Letters from a small town’ showing on 5 August

The Award Winning Film ‘Letters from A Small Town’, the story of Wiltshire people’s experiences during the Great War, is being shown on 7pm Tuesday 5th August 2014 at Marden House, Calne. Tickets £4.00, refreshments served in Calne Heritage Centre … Continue reading

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Salisbury and the Great War

Salisbury Museum’s autumn exhibition will mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. The interactive and engaging exhibition will chart the immediate and lasting impact of the Great War on Salisbury and the surrounding communities as well … Continue reading

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A Letter Home

A moving musical remembrance of Longleat House in the shadow of the First World War. Hosted by the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Peter Addington, this special musical showcase of some of Wiltshire’s finest young talents commemorates the vital role of … Continue reading

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First World War Commemoration Event – Tidworth Military Cemetery – 30 July 2014

You are invited to attend a county-wide First World War Commemoration Event on Wednesday, 30 July at 10am at Tidworth Military Cemetery. This event will be for communities across the county to come together to mark and commemorate the sacrifice … Continue reading

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Wiltshire Community Briefing Day 1 May 2014

2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War, Wiltshire – with its military history – and huge sense of pride and support for the armed forces – will commemorate and remember its loss in the First … Continue reading

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