Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Worcestershire World War One Hundred
Worcestershire Record Office
The Hive, Sawmill Walk
The Butts
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 3PD
England

Website

http://ww1worcestershire.co.uk

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Worcestershire World War 100

Funded through Heritage Lottery Fund, Worcestershire World War One Hundred is one the largest programme of events across England commemorating the First World War.

Involving cultural and heritage organisations County-wide, Worcestershire World War One Hundred will commemorate the role Worcestershire played in World War One and tell the stories of Worcestershire people, their involvement with and personal legacy from now until 2018 and beyond.

Venue Type:

Museum, Library, Heritage site, Gallery, Archive

Opening hours

Mon - Sun 8.30am - 10pm

Admission charges

Admission free.

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Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Sponsored Cycle Ride

  • 28 October 2014

A local History teacher is planning to ride from Worcester's Gheluvelt Park all the way to Gheluvelt, Belgium in 2014 to mark 100 years since the famous battle took place that gave the park its name. Local resident Andrew Trickett, who lives in Barbourne, Worcester, plans to ride the 286 miles from Worcester to Gheluvelt in Belgium between 28th and 31st October next year to raise funds for Acorns Children's Hospice.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Gheluvelt Park
Waterworks Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 3EZ

Website

http://www.justgiving.com/GheluvelttoGheluvelt2014

Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Gheluvelt Rememberance

  • 31 October 2014 11am-6pm

Gheluvelt Park is a much loved and well used green space, it is also a lasting reminder of one of the most significant events of the 20th Century.

The Battle of Gheluvelt on the 31st October 1914, was just one example of numerous acts of courage and determination that took place during the fifty three months of the First World War.

It is estimated that there were as many as thirty seven million casualties, both military and civilian (dead, wounded, missing or prisoners) from all sides of the conflict.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Gheluvelt Park
Waterworks Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 3EZ
England

Website

http://www.worcester.gov.uk/index.php?id=2578

Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Centennial Remembrance Banquet

  • 1 November 2014 From 7pm

The Civic splendour of Worcester Guildhall is the setting for the first annual Remembrance Banquet. This unprecedented event will bring together all kinds of guests from the tri-services, the public, civic heads, cadets, business leaders and so many more.

This unique event hopes to raise thousands of pounds for the two noble charities of Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion.

It promises to be an incredible evening with top class entertainment and the chance to make a difference to the lives of serving, retired and wounded servicemen and women.

£55 per person

This event is in memory of all members of the armed forces past and present who gave their lives for our country, as well as those who continue to keep us safe.

""""Lest We Forget""""

Where

Worcester Guildhall
High Street
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 2EY
England

Admission

£55 per person.

Website

http://www.cathedraleventservices.co.uk/events1/rememberance-banquet/

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