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The Imperial War Museum-led network of organisations marking the centenary of the First World War between 2014 and 2018 has reached more than 1,000 members.
Educational battlefield visits for schoolchildren, a series of candlelit vigils marking the outbreak of war in 1914 and funding for local community projects will be at the centre of the government's commemoration of the First World War.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has chosen five projects which "celebrate the breadth of the UK's heritage" in a potential round of funding worth £18 million.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced details of a new £6 million small grants programme for smaller community projects marking the Centenary of the First World War.
The Imperial War Museum has announced its programme for its partial reopening at the end of July, returning after a closure of more than six-months.
A massive group portrait of World War I naval officers is to be displayed in time for the WWI centenary in 2014 if the NPG raises the £20,000 needed to restore it.
A series of fascinating linked exhibitions exploring the impact of war on the country house and its communities goes on show throughout Yorkshire in 2013 and 2014.
Imperial War Museum Duxford is preparing to open its first major permanent exhibition since 2007 revealing the history of the airfield and the men and women who served there.
The Florence Nightingale Museum has acquired a series of ten oil paintings by Victor Tardieu showing the WWI Red Cross field hospital run by Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland.
The Royal Air Force Museum’s plan to develop its historic Grahame-White Factory into a new exhibition for the First World War centenary in 2014 has received HLF support.
The History of Enham Alamein recounts the Hampshire village's role in becoming an epicentre for an industrious charity which plays a vital role in supporting the disabled.
HMS Caroline, the most historically significant First World War battleship in the world, is to undergo urgent repair work thanks to £1million from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
Thirty-seven postcards and letters, written by a First World War soldier to his future wife and donated by his grandson, reveal a poignant Christmas past at the National Army Museum.
A £600,000 fundraising appeal - match-funded by the Government of Flanders - will use soil from the Belgian battlefields of World War I to create a "haven of remembrance".