Trent to Trenches

Trent to Trenches
Nottingham City Council
Loxley House
Station Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG2 3NG
England

Website

www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Full list of Trent to Trench events

www.culture24.org.uk/search%20results?q=trent+to+Trenches

E-mail

exhibitions@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Telephone

Nottingham TIC

08444 77 5678

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Trent to Trenches

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of First World War commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County.

The people of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire played a vital role in the war effort and, as part of the Centenary programme an exhibition will be at Nottingham Castle in 2014 to honour the memory of local people affected by the conflict.

The exhibition at Nottingham Castle, also entitled Trent to Trenches, will highlight how the conflict was a catalyst for huge social and economic change in the communities of Nottinghamshire, and provide a lasting legacy for future generations of this important time in the history of the county.

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

Not applicable.

Admission charges

Not applicable.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
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Trent to Trenches: All Quiet In The Weston Gallery: The First World War in The University of Nottingham's Historic Collections

  • 9 May — 17 August 2014 *on now

2014 sees the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. This exhibition looks at the war through the eyes of the people who experienced it - from the soldier on the battlefield to the worker in the munitions factory, from the volunteer nurse to the wife and mother, and from the British ‘Tommy’ to the German ‘Fritz’.

This exhibition has been curated by Manuscripts and Special Collections at The University of Nottingham.

Taking place at University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections, King's Meadow Campus Lenton Lane, Nottingham, NG7 2NR.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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Trent to Trenches: WW1 Display

  • 1 — 31 August 2014

Photographs and local information on the war, and the boys who fought it.
Trent to Trenches- A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Taking place at Sutton-in-Ashfield Library, Idlewells Precinct, Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 1BP.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/libraries

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Trent to Trenches: Mansfield in the Great War

  • 1 — 31 August 2014

An exhibition documenting local people's experience of the front, and of public and domestic life in the Mansfield area during the Great War.

Trent to Trenches- A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Taking place at Mansfield Library, Four Seasons Centre, Westgate, NG18 1NH.

Admission

Admission free.

Normal library opening hours.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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Trent to Trenches: Radcliffe and the First World War

  • 2 — 8 August 2014

Exhibition on the impact of WW1 on Radcliffe and its families. Exhibits on village life pre-war, the experiences of the 350 residents who enlisted, life on the Home Front in Radcliffe and the changes after the war.

Taking place at Royal British Legion, Radcliffe Road, Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent, NG12 2FD.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/radcliffe-in-the-first-world-war-p602691

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Trent to Trenches: Fields of Battle Street Exhibition

  • 7 September — 16 November 2014

Have you forgotten yet?...
Look up, and swear by the green of the spring that you’ll never forget' - Siegfried Sassoon.

Depicting the battlefields of the First World War as they are today, Fields of Battle - Lands of Peace 14-18 fulfills the words of Siegfried Sassoon by creating an association between the memories of a century ago with the modern landscape to enable people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds to explore the greatest legacy of military history in the world.

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Nottingham city centre

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.fieldsofbattle1418.org/

St. Annes Church

Trent to Trenches: Stories behind the names on the War Memorial - St Anne's Church, Sutton Bonington

  • 11 September 2014

Stories behind the names on the War Memorial.

Where

St Anne's Church
St Anne's Lane
Sutton Bonington
Nottinghamshire
LE12 5NJ
England

Website

http://www.suttonbonington.org

St Michaels Church

Trent to Trenches: Stories behind the names on the War Memorial - St Michael's Church, Sutton Bonington

  • 12 September 2014

Stories behind the names on the War Memorial - St Michael's Church, Sutton Bonington

Where

St Michael's Church
Main Street
Sutton Bonington
Nottinghamshire
LE12 5PF
England

Website

http://www.suttonbonington.org

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Trent to Trenches: The Walker Family and Eastwood Hall

  • 14 September 2014 11am-3pm

Members of Eastwood Historical Society will be in residence for the day at ‘Eastwood Hall’ to look at the history of the Walker Family home through to the present day including how the building was used during the Great War.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Eastwood Hall
Mansfield Road
Eastwood
Nottinghamshire
NG16 3SS
England

Website

http://www.dhlawrenceheritage.org

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Trent to Trenches: The Trip to “Wipers”

  • 20 October 2014 1-7pm

Sherwood Rangers Association & children from Carlton Central School discuss a trip to “Wipers” & display photos.

Taking place at Carlton Library, Manor Road, Carlton, NG4 3AY.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/the-trip-to-wipers-p603891

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Trent to Trenches: Teversal Village Memorial Dedication Ceremony and Open Village Event

  • 26 July 2014 11am-4pm *on now

Ceremony to mark the refurbishment of First World War memorial tablet. St. Katherine's Church and Teversal Manor Garden and Teversal Manor Room open to public.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Teversal Old Village
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Nottinghamshire
NG17 3JN
England

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

George W.S. Marshall

Trent to Trenches: Men and Boys of Colwick who died in WW1

  • 2 August 2014
  • 1 November 2014

Talk & photos on the lives of some of our lost boys & men of Colwick. Refreshments available afterwards.

Where

Memorial at the Church of St John the Baptist
Vale Road
Colwick Village
Nottinghamshire
NG4 2GP
England

Admission

Please check admission charges and booking details before visiting.

Website

http://www.​experiencenottinghamshire.​com/​trent-​to-​trenches

photograph of elsie knocker and mairi chisholm

Trent to Trenches: Life in the Trenches by Jason King

  • 4 August 2014 7:30-9pm

Talk on the experiences of soldiers, with particular reference to local recruits.

Taking place at Royal British Legion, Radcliffe Hall, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2FD.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

Ticketing details to be announced on July 1st.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of field communications during ww1

Trent to Trenches: Stapleford Remembers

  • 4 August 2014 10am-2pm

Interactive Day for Children to experience everyday life & impact of war on their community.

Please note: this event takes place at St Helens Church Hall, Frederick Road, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, NG9 8FN.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 14-15
  • 11-13

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of war horse

Trent to Trenches: Arming for Total War – Manufacturing the Victory

  • 5 August 2014 7:30-9pm

Arming for total war – manufacturing the victory' by Dr Wayne Osborne.

Talk on the changes that needed to be made in production for victory and the changing role of women at work, with local examples.

Taking place at Royal British Legion, Radcliffe Hall, Radcliffe on Trent, NG12 2FD.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

Ticketing details to be announced on July 1st.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Photograph of parcels containing the effects of German soldiers killed in action.

Trent to Trenches: Postcards of the First World War

  • 6 August 2014 7:30-9pm

Postcards of the First World War' by Michael Siverns, followed by an Open Forum on the 'Radcliffe Remembers' project.

Taking place at Royal British Legion, Radcliffe Hall, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2FD.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

Ticketing details to be announced on July 1st.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of poppies

Trent to Trenches: Choral Concert and Reading of Poems of the First World War

  • 7 August 2014 7:30-9pm

Choral Concert by Radcliffe on Trent Male Voice Choir and Reading of Poems of the First World War by members of Radcliffe Drama Group.

Taking place at St Mary's Parish Church, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2FD.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

Ticketing details to be announced on July 1st.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

  Women's Auxiliary Army Corps: A Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps (QMAAC) cook stirs a huge barrel of food for troops.    A Q.M.A.A.C. Cook preparing dinner for the Troops, Rouen, 10 September 1918.

Trent to Trenches: Food and Drink in World War One

  • 8 August 2014 7:30-9pm

A talk on how the conflict affected the British people's eating and drinking habits.
Food and drink in World War One' by Jim Grundy.

Taking place at Royal British Legion, Radcliffe Hall, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2FD.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

Ticketing details to be announced on July 1st.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of german ww1 medal

Trent to Trenches: Ashfield's Medal Winners of WW1

  • 9 August 2014 11am-12pm

Learn about the lives of Ashfield's local heroes who won Gallantry Medals during WW1, by local author and historian Lynn Weston.

Taking place at Sutton-in-Ashfield Library, Idlewells Precinct, Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 1BP.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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Trent to Trenches: The Great March

  • 10 August 2014 9:39am-8:30pm

A March re-enactment, plus associated sponsored walk.

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Newark-on-Trent

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.thegreatmarchnewark.co.uk

photograph of irish guards in ww1

Trent to Trenches: Searching for Soldiers

  • 16 August 2014 11am-4pm

Find out how to search for a WW1 soldier, including those who survived as well as those who didn't. Take a virtual trip to Ypres and other notable places; by local historian Karen Holloway.

Taking place at Sutton-in-Ashfield Library, Idlewells Precinct, Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 1BP.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Norwell War Memorial

Trent to Trenches: Service to commemorate the outbreak of WWI in 1914

  • 17 August 2014 From 10:30am

Service of Morning Prayer incorporating readings and prayers used in August 1914, playing of A Lark Ascending (composed 1914), war poetry.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

St Laurence Church
Norwell
Nottinghamshire
NG23 6JN
England

Website

http://www.​experiencenottinghamshire.​com/​trent-​to-​trenches

photograph of games during ww1

Trent to Trenches: Holme Pierrepont and Gamston Summer Play Day

  • 20 August 2014 2-4pm

‘Yesterday’s Play’ – Play in the 1900’s. Games and crafts to give children today an experience of how children would have played in 1914. Play in a time of austerity, showing the impact of WW1 on children’s entertainment.

Taking place at Ambleside Play Park, Ambleside, NG2 6NA.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of white poppies

Trent to Trenches: Conscientious Objection in Nottinghamshire the Great War

  • 30 August 2014 2-3pm

A lecture by Cyril Pearce. This series of lectures will cover four of the most fascinating and controversial aspects of the war: conscientious objectors, military executions, women who served on the front line and recent advances in battlefield archaeology.

The lectures will cover topics of national and international importance with a Nottinghamshire slant. They will take place in the Keighton Auditorium in the Nottingham University Campus.

Taking place at The Keighton Auditorium, The Mathematical Sciences Building, The University of Nottingham, University Park Nottingham, NG7 2RD.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets will cost £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door (subject to availability).

Website

http://www.trch.co.uk/

photogrpah of admiral sir david beatty

Trent to Trenches: Uniforms and Medals

  • 1 September 2014 1-7pm

Sherwood Rangers Association and local WW1 enthusiast invite the public to bring in WW1 uniform and medals. Including a WW1 Display.

Taking place at Carlton Library, Manor Road, Carlton, NG4 3AY.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/uniforms-and-medals-p603881

photograph of poppy field

Trent to Trenches: Bestwood Village Poppy Walk

  • 13 September 2014 2-5pm

The event will start at 14:00 by village war memorial, on Park Road, Bestwood Village, for a short introduction followed by a led village and countryside walk.
The walk will end at Bestwood Dynamo House, Bestwood Country Park, NG6 8ZA, with a traditional tea, hosted by the WI (Women’s Institution).

Followed a dramatized talk presented by actor, Becky Matter, who will be sharing the hidden stories of Gedling Armed Forces families, village life and loss during the great war.

In partnership with Bestwood Village W.I., Nottinghamshire County Council and Friends of Bestwood Country Park.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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Trent to Trenches: War Horse 12A

  • 13 September 2014 1-3:26pm

Join us at the Mansfield Library auditorium for the screening of War Horse, a 2011 war drama film directed by Steven Spielberg adapted from British author Michael Morpurgo's 1982 children's novel of the same name, set before and during World War I.
Running Time 146 minutes

Taking place at Mansfield Library, Four Seasons Centre, Westgate, NG18 1NH.

Admission

Under 16 years free
16s and over £3
Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Please note that this film may be unsuitable for children under 12 years old.
Proof of age may be required at performance for unaccompanied children.

Website

http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/libraries

photograph of poppies

Trent to Trenches: Woodborough Village Poppy Walk

  • 17 September 2014 2-5pm

The event will start at 14:00 by Woodborough war memorial, at St. Swithun’s Church, Main Street, NG14 6DA for a short introduction followed by a led village and countryside walk.

The walk will end at Woodborough Village Hall, Lingwood Lane, NG14 6DX with a traditional tea, hosted by the WI (Women’s Institution). Followed a dramatized talk presented by actor, Becky Matter, who will be sharing the hidden stories of Gedling Armed Forces families, village life and loss during the great war.

In partnership with Woodborough W.I. and Gedling and Dukeries Ramblers.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of elsie knocker and mairi chisholm

Trent to Trenches: Elsie and Mairi go to War - Females at the Front

  • 20 September 2014 2-3pm

Nottingham has been fortunate to secure the services of four of the country’s most respected WW1 academics to deliver lectures on their areas of expertise.

This monthly series of four lectures, delivered to the public at Nottingham University, will cover four of the most fascinating and controversial aspects of the war: conscientious objectors, military executions, women who served on the front line and recent advances in battlefield archaeology.

Taking place at The Keighton Auditorium, The Mathematical Sciences Building, The University of Nottingham , University Park Nottingham, NG7 2RD.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Tickets will cost £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door (subject to availability).

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of poppy

Trent to Trenches: Newstead Village Poppy Walk

  • 20 September 2014 2-3:30pm

The event will start at 14:00 by Newstead Village war memorial, on Tilford Road, Newstead Village, NG15 0BS, for a short introduction followed by a led village and countryside walk.

The walk will end at St. Mary’s Church, Markham Street, Newstead Village, NG15 0BQ, for a traditional tea, hosted by the WI (Women’s Institution). Followed by a dramatized talk presented by actor, Becky Matter, who will be sharing the hidden stories of Gedling Armed Forces families, village life and loss during the great war.

In partnership with Newstead W.I. and Gedling and Dukeries Ramblers.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of poppies

Trent to Trenches: Eastwoods War

  • 20 September 2014 11am-4pm

A drop in event including stalls providing information relating to WW1 such as the mining industry, local rope factory, rag rug pegging, homes during the war, vintage bikes, garment knitting and vegetables/allotments with various home grown vegetables available for people to try!

WW1 songs and games will be played and available to try such as hoola hoop, skipping games, various ball games etc. An event for all the family!

This event takes place at Dora Phillips Hall, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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Trent to Trenches: Great War Film Festival

  • 11 — 17 October 2014

More details to follow...

Taking place at Broadway Cinema, 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL.

Admission

Admission and booking details to folllow.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of poppy field

Trent to Trenches: Burton Joyce Village Poppy Walk

  • 12 October 2014 2-5pm

The event will start at 14:00 pm by the Burton Joyce war memorial, on Nottingham Road, NG14 5AE, for a short introduction followed by a led village and countryside walk.

The walk will end at the Burton Joyce Village Hall, Trent Lane, NG14 5EY, with a traditional tea, hosted by the WI (Women’s Institution). Followed a dramatized talk about the hidden stories of Gedling Armed Forces families, village life and loss during the great war.

In partnership with Burton Joyce and Bulcote WI and Trent Valley Walkers in conjunction with Burton Joyce Local History Society.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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Trent to Trenches: REGENERATION by Pat Barker

  • 14 — 18 October 2014

'I am making this statement an act of willful defiance of military authority, because I believe the war is being deliberately prolonged by those who have the power to end it.'

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company present a major new touring stage adaptation of Pat Barker's 1991 award-winning novel. Exploring the committal of war poet Sigfried Sassoon to a psychiatric hospital for shell-shock, REGENERATION explores the devastating effect of World War 1 on returning soldiers and British society as a whole.

Taking place at Theatre Royal, Theatre Square, Nottingham, NG1 5ND.

Admission

Wednesday matinee at 14:00, Saturday matinee at 14:30 and evening performances at 17:30.

Ticket prices vary, starting from £10. Plesae contact our Box Office for more details.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of poppy

Trent to Trenches: Reginald Dolley Memorial Lecture

  • 18 October 2014 2-3pm

Nottingham has been fortunate to secure the services of four of the country’s most respected Great War academics to deliver lectures on their areas of expertise.

This monthly series of four lectures will cover four of the most fascinating and controversial aspects of the war: conscientious objectors, military executions, women who served on the front line and recent advances in battlefield archaeology.

Taking place at The Keighton Auditorium, The Mathematical Sciences Building, The University of Nottingham , University Park Nottingham, NG7 2RD.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

Tickets will cost £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door (subject to availability).

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photogrpah of australian imperial force on the western front

Trent to Trenches: Visiting The Western Front

  • 27 October 2014 7:30-9pm

There Are Voices Whispering Down These Ways.

A talk by Michael Harrison. In recognition of the WW1 centenary, Michael will give an illustrated talk which will include mention of the lads from Lambley where appropriate.

Taking place at WI Hall, Main Street, Lowdham, NG14 7AB.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Admission

£3.00.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Photograph of woman with a letter

Trent to Trenches: A Corner of a Foreign Field

  • 5 November 2014 1:10-1:55pm

A World War One themed reading café at Bingham Library featuring poetry and prose from the period.

Taking place at Bingham Library, Eaton Place, Bingham, NG13 8BE.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/a-corner-of-a-foreign-field-p585481

photograph of field communications during ww1

Trent to Trenches: Digging the Trenches - Great War Archaeology

  • 8 November 2014 2-3pm

This monthly series of four lectures, delivered to the public at Nottingham University, will cover four of the most fascinating and controversial aspects of the war: conscientious objectors, military executions, women who served on the front line and recent advances in battlefield archaeology.

Part of the Trent to Trenches series, a Reginald Dolley Memorial Lecture by Andy Robertshaw.

Taking place at The Keighton Auditorium, The Mathematical Sciences Building, The University of Nottingham , University Park Nottingham, NG7 2RD.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

Tickets will cost £4.00 in advance, £5.00 on the door (subject to availability).

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of ww1 burial

Trent to Trenches: Time to Remember WW1

  • 8 November 2014 9:30am-1pm

Sherwood Rangers Association remembers the stories of the men and women of Carlton in WW1.

Taking place at Carlton Library, Manor Road, Carlton, NG4 3AY.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/time-to-remember-ww1-p603921

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Trent to Trenches: Mansfield Woodhouse 2014 Remembrance Parade

  • 9 November 2014 From 10am

Parade to remember the fallen in war and to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WW1 and sacrifices made.
Wreath laying service at at the war memorial.
Open air service on Yeoman Hill Park.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Yeoman Hill Park
Priory Road
Mansfield Woodhouse
Nottinghamshire
NG19 9LS
England

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

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