Tag Archives: World War I

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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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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WW1 Concert

WW1 Concert Corsham Area Heritage (CAH) is proud to present a World War 1 Concert on Saturday, 18 October. Starting at 7pm at the Corsham School in The Tynings off Pickwick Road, it will feature songs, poetry and readings of … Continue reading

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British Library WW1

An additional resource has been added in our links section. The British Library’s new dedicated World War One page has a vast array of exclusive articles, images and scans of original letters and manuscripts form the conflict. You can also … Continue reading

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Godolphin School 1914-18

Godolphin School 1914-1918 What would it be like to step back in time to an era that changed the world and read what the people where thinking? If they had access to the sorts of technology we have at our … 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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Great War Centenary presentations 12 September

Second in a series of talks at All Saints’ church, Westbury, commemorating the Great War, “Mons to the Marne and back again”. The story of ‘The Old Contemptibles’. The Legend of the ‘Angels of Mons’, the Retreat, the ‘Miracle of … Continue reading

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The Tank Corps in Wiltshire during WW1

Illustrated talk on 8 September to Warminster Museum & History Society by Alwyn Hardy on the Tank Corps in World War 1. Meeting at Warminster Library at 7.30, with entrance at the rear door. Visitors welcome £3.

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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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Westbury Great War commemorations 2 August

Westbury starts its programme of events commemorating the Great War with a special event in Soisy Gardens. It features a replica trench, people in costume and uniforms, tin mugs of tea, cake baked from a WW1 recipe, hard tack biscuiits, … Continue reading

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