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18

May
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Events: Engagement Centre showcase events

On 18, May 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

WW1 showcase events for community partners

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18

Mar
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: 1918-2018. The End of the War & the Re-shaping of a Century

On 18, Mar 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

1918 – 2018                                                                             
An International Conference
‘The End of the War & The Reshaping of a Century’
6th – 8th September 2018

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07

Mar
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Discover the First World War

On 07, Mar 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Discover the First World War with HLF

A workshop for individuals and groups who are considering a bid for HLF funding to run a WW1 project

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20

Feb
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Birmingham Children of War

On 20, Feb 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Saturday 11th March 1.30 – 4.30pm
Library of Birmingham

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11

Feb
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Events: Screenings of the Women’s Peace Crusade film

On 11, Feb 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Women’s Peace Crusade 1917-1918 in the North West

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10

Feb
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Call for Papers: What the War Did…Social Change During WW1

On 10, Feb 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

What the War Did…Social Change During World War One

26-27 September 2017
National Memorial Arboretum

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06

Feb
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Remembering the WW1 Home Front

On 06, Feb 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Remembering the WWI Home Front in the Midlands
Saturday 11 March, 2017, 10am – 3.30pm
Museum of Carpet, Stour Vale Mill, Green Street, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ

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04

Feb
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Call for Papers: Faith and War in Retrospect: Remorse, Reconciliation and Renewal

On 04, Feb 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

International Network for the Study of War and Religion in the Modern World

Eighth Annual Conference

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14

Jan
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Remembering the WW1 Home Front in the Midlands

On 14, Jan 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Remembering the WWI Home Front in the Midlands
Saturday 11 March, 2017
Museum of Carpet, Stour Vale Mill, Green Street, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ

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07

Jan
2017

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Volunteers and Voters

On 07, Jan 2017 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Volunteers and Voters: World War 1 and its legacy
Wednesday 18 January 2017
The HIVE, Worcester

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09

Dec
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: University of Birmingham Great War Centenary Lectures

On 09, Dec 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

University of Birmingham Great War Centenary Lectures

Fourth Series

2017

A prestigious series of lectures to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War, presented by the Centre for War Studies, Department of History, University of Birmingham

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06

Dec
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Running Between the Lines Symposium

On 06, Dec 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Running between the Lines WW1 Symposium
13 January, 12-4pm
Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Birmingham, B42 2LR

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14

Nov
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: The Significance of the First World War Centenary in Transnational Perspective

On 14, Nov 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Significance of the First World War Centenary in Transnational Perspective

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03

Nov
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Talk: Birmingham Children of War Project

On 03, Nov 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

 

Volunteers from the Friends of Birmingham Archives and Heritage will talk about their Heritage Lottery Funded Project: Birmingham Children of War.

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02

Nov
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Being Human Festival

On 02, Nov 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Being Human Festival

Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy, Being Human is a national forum for public engagement with humanities research. The festival highlights the ways in which the humanities can inspire and enrich our everyday lives, help us to understand ourselves, our relationships with others, and the challenges we face in a changing world.

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01

Nov
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: International Artistic Creation during World War I

On 01, Nov 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

International Artistic Creation during World War I
Interdisciplinary Symposium, Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff,

11 and 12 November 2016
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31

Oct
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Project: ‘Whispers’ – Voices of the Great War, July 10th 2016

On 31, Oct 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Taking people of all ages on storytelling sessions around the trench system, that I made at my place of work in Pendine, Carmarthenshire, I realized there was a need to initiate an archive of personal stories.

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27

Oct
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Lecture: ‘Questioning Commemoration: the Home Front in the First World War’

On 27, Oct 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Tim Curtis Memorial Lecture 2016: ‘Questioning Commemoration: The Home Front in the First World War by Professor Maggie Andrews (University of Worcester)

Wednesday 9th November 7pm, University of Central Lancashire, Foster, Lecture Theatre 4

All Welcome

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25

Oct
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Workshop: researching newspapers from WW1

On 25, Oct 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Newspaper Research workshop

Liz Palmer, Project Manager for the Birmingham Children of War project, will lead a workshop about the use of newspapers for researching the First World War.

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24

Oct
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Battle of the Somme film

On 24, Oct 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Battle of The Somme, Imperial War Museums UNESCO listed film screening.

Blakesley Hall, Blakesley Road, Birmingham, B25 8RN

13 November 12pm

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11

Oct
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Performance: Over the Top by Chris Cooper

On 11, Oct 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Over the Top by Chris Cooper

Big Brum Theatre in Education

Part 3 of End of Reason 1914 to 1918

TOURING OCTOBER TO DECEMBER 2016

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01

Oct
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Black Soldiers of WW1

On 01, Oct 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Recognize Black Heritage & Culture presents Black Soldier of WW1 followed by a screening of the film Mutiny.

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29

Sep
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Cardiff BookTalk, David Jones, In Parenthesis

On 29, Sep 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

In the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, Cardiff BookTalk returns for 2016/17 with an exciting event considering David Jones’s First World War classic, In Parenthesis.

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26

Sep
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Battle of the Somme film

On 26, Sep 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Battle of The Somme, Imperial War Museums UNESCO listed film screening.

Blakesley Hall, Blakesley Road, Birmingham, B25 8RN

16 October 12pm

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09

Sep
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Battle of the Somme film screening

On 09, Sep 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Battle of the Somme film, re-released with a newly commissioned score, will be shown at BCU Parkside on 18 September at 1pm as part of the Screening Rights festival. There will be a panel discussion after the screening.

Free event

More information here: https://screeningrights.org/srff-2016-programme/

05

Sep
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Conference: Volunteers and Voters – speakers announced

On 05, Sep 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Volunteers and Voters: the First World War and its Legacy

Saturday 12 November

University of Worcester, organised by the Women’s History Network, Midlands Region

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30

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Conference: Voices of the Home Fronts

On 30, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Voices of the Home Fronts at The National Archives

Thursday 8 September 2016 to Saturday 10 September 2016

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19

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Talk: World War One in the City: Melbourne 1914-1918

On 19, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Australian experience of World War One is often examined through the focus of the battles fought and the individuals doing the fighting. But, as with cities in Europe, the war permeated every facet of urban life in Melbourne, despite its geographical distance from the front.

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18

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Screening Rights Film Festival

On 18, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Following the success of the inaugural film festival last year, Screening Rights is back with a four-day programme of important and inspiring Social Justice films by award-winning and new directors from across the globe. The festival will take place from Thursday 15 to Sunday 18 September.

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16

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Conference: Voices of the Home Fronts

On 16, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Voices of the Home Fronts at The National Archives

Thursday 8 September 2016 to Saturday 10 September 2016

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16

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Talk series: We Will Remember Them!

On 16, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

We Will Remember Them! African & Caribbean Contributions to World Wars One & Two

A series of talks at Church of God Prophecy, Aberdeen Street, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7DL

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12

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Battle of the Somme film

On 12, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Battle of The Somme, Imperial War Museums UNESCO listed film screening.

Blakesley Hall, Blakesley Road, Birmingham, B25 8RN

11 September 12pm

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11

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Children of War in Birmingham

On 11, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

The Children at War in Birmingham Project by the Friends of Birmingham Archives & Heritage and funded by an HLF Understanding WW1 Then & Now grant, will focus on researching the experiences of children during the tumultuous years of the First World War.

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10

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Community Development Day

On 10, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Minding Black Histories in War Times, in partnership with the Voices of War & Peace WW1 Engagement Centre, and with the African Community Heritage Hub, is a new project that aims to map out and contact different groups working on this area, to learn about each other’s work, reflect on the challenges we’ve all been facing, and share experiences and success stories.

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09

Aug
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Untold Stories launch

On 09, Aug 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

‘Untold Stories: Birmingham’s Wounded Soldiers from WW1’ by the People’s Heritage Co-operative and funded by an HLF First World War Then & Now grant, focused on those soldiers returning to Birmingham from the Great War with serious physical and psychological injuries.

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26

Jul
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Child Labour and the First World War

On 26, Jul 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Free talk and study day led by W.E.A. family historian Jackie Depelle and historian of childhood Dr Rebecca Gill.

Join us to investigate the untold story of child labour in the Great War – and discover the role of the local W.E.A. in its abolition.

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25

Jul
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Conference: Voices of the Home Fronts

On 25, Jul 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Voices of the Home Fronts at The National Archives

Thursday 8 September 2016 to Saturday 10 September 2016

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05

Jul
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Event: Discovering Soldiers of African & West Indian origin who served in WW1

On 05, Jul 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Care Link West Midlands is organizing a conference on 20th July 2016 from 11.00am to 3.00pm.

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25

Jun
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Project Launch: They Also Served

On 25, Jun 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Please join us for the launch of They Also Served, an HLF funded project by Churches Together in England that explores the experiences of African and Caribbean servicemen during the First World War.

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20

Jun
2016

In Events

By Nicola Gauld

Conference: Voices of the Home Fronts

On 20, Jun 2016 | In Events | By Nicola Gauld

Voices of the Home Fronts at The National Archives

Thursday 8 September 2016 to Saturday 10 September 2016

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