WW1 Workshops In the Planning

As we approach the final few months of the current school year, we're busy planning for September already. We've been building on our equipment and resources relating to World War One with a view to offering Great War workshops in the next academic year. The real and replica artefacts we already have have will enable us to offer a fascinating and engaging Object Handling workshop. The other sessions are still in the planning but we'll bring you news of these as soon as we've made the final decisions on what they will be.

How We Remembered

Last year marked two big anniversaries - the centenary of the Royal Air Force and the centenary of the end of the First World War. In the UK, a national programme of events was created to mark the latter, which began with more than 1,000 pipers playing the traditional Scottish lament Battle's O'er at 6am on Sunday 11th November. The traditional services of Remembrance were held before the Last Post was played at 6:55pm, followed by more than 1,000 beacons being lit. Church bells than rang out for peace in more than 1,000 places at 7:05pm to mark the conclusion of the commemorations. Across the globe, additional events took place to mark the end of the Great War, and long-lasting tributes and

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