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  • Centenary of Gouzeaucourt Twinning with Worcester

    On Tuesday 30 March 2021 Worcester City Council are asked to formally adopt a modern twinning arrangement with Gouzeaucourt the village they aided after the War as part of the British League of Help in 1921

  • A webinar has been held recently on the Military Service Tribunals by Professor John Peters of Newman University introducing the resources we have produced from the Redditch records

  • 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.

  • Remembering Woodbine Willie

    Today we remember Woodbine Willie - Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy - who died on this day 90 years ago.

  • Fashioning Peace - Life and Liberty after the Great War

    Fashioning Peace: Life and Liberty after the Great War opens at Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle on Saturday 2 March and runs throughout 2019.

  • Art of the Great War - Paintings go on show at The Guildhall

    Art of the Great War, a collection of fifty original paintings and prints from World War One, collected and selected by John Noott will go on show at The Guildhall in Worcester from 2 February until 1 March 2019.

  • Some felt the general election was rushed given the flu epidemic and with many male voters still overseas. It was the first general election in which women could vote.

  • Worcester remembers - Armistice 100

    From 9 - 11 November people from across Worcester came out in their Hundreds to the many events, services and activities taking place as part of the Armistice 100 commemorations.

  • Dance, Bell Tent, Film and Lectures - Armistice activities at The Hive

    Dance, the World War One Bell Tent, film screenings of the iconic 1916 and 1917 restored films and lectures all form part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred Armistice activities at The Hive on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 November, all FREE.