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Worcestershire World War 100 - First World War Centenary


11585 Worcestershire casualties as of 31st December 1918
Nancy Astor becomes the first woman to take up her seat as an MP in the House of Commons

December 1919

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Nancy Astor becomes the first woman to take up her seat as an MP in the House of Commons

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Worcestershire World War One Hundred is an outstanding 4-year programme of events and activities commemorating the role Worcestershire played in World War One.

Exhibitions, parades, concerts, church services, remembrance events and much more will take place across the county from now through to 2018 as we tell the story of Worcestershire people; their involvement with, and personal legacy from, the Great War. Explore our events calendar to find out what's happening near you and how you can get involved.

Recent news

  • Centenary of the burial of the Unknown Warrior

    In 2018 WWW100 brought the Cavell Van that bore the body of the Unknown Warrior across the Channel to the Severn Valley Railway. Today is the centenary of his burial and the unveiling of the Cenotaph in London

  • Project team invited to Buckingham Palace

    The Worcestershire World War One Hundred Project was recognised at the highest level when Project Leaders Adrian Gregson and Gillian Roberts were invited to one of the Royal Garden parties at Buckingham Palace.