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12

Oct
2017

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In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshops: Beyond the Battlefields

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Are you interested in photography, history, debate, archives, museums, art galleries?

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Sep
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshop: WW1 project advice session

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WW1 project advice sessions

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Jun
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshops: WW1 project advice sessions

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WW1 project advice sessions

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May
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshops: WW1 project advice sessions

On 06, May 2017 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

WW1 project advice sessions

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06

Apr
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshops: WW1 project advice sessions

On 06, Apr 2017 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

WW1 project advice sessions

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09

Mar
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshops: WW1 project advice sessions

On 09, Mar 2017 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

WW1 project advice sessions

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Jan
2017

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Workshops: WW1 project advice sessions

On 10, Jan 2017 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

WW1 project advice sessions

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08

Oct
2016

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Research Bursary: Impact of First World War on medicine and healthcare

On 08, Oct 2016 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Research Bursary: Impact of First World War on medicine and healthcare

Researcher to be appointed in October 2016. Project to be complete by September 2017.

This is a paid research opportunity.
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Jul
2016

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Project: Somme Observed Community Knitters

On 22, Jul 2016 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Dr Charlotte Methuen from the University of Glasgow and the Voices Centre recently helped support a community group called the Somme Observed Community Knitters, whose project received funding from the HLF.

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08

Jul
2016

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Project: Birmingham Children at War

On 08, Jul 2016 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Heritage Lottery Fund awards £10k to Friends of Birmingham Archives and Heritage to mark First World War Centenary

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Mar
2016

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

War & Conscience: Marking the Centenary of Conscription

On 03, Mar 2016 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

A public history event held at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on 27 February 2016, organised by ‘Quakers & the First World War: Lives & Legacies’; a collaborative project between Central England Quakers and the University of Birmingham’s School of Education.

See more here from Storify 

03

Feb
2016

In Events
WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Free event: War & Conscience, 1914/18: Marking the Centenary of Conscription

On 03, Feb 2016 | In Events, WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Free event organised by ‘Quakers & the First World War: Lives & Legacies’ – Registration Required

‘War & Conscience, 1914/18: Marking the Centenary of Conscription’

2-4pm, 27 February 2016

AV Room, The Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,

Chamberlain Square, B3 3DH

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Dec
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

These Dangerous Women

On 11, Dec 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

These Dangerous Women was an HLF funded project about the women who tried to stop World War 1.

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Nov
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

An Unknown & Untold Story – The Muslim Contribution to the First World War

On 23, Nov 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

The website for “An Unknown & Untold Story – The Muslim Contribution to The First World War”, a new project to raise public awareness during the First World War Centenary of the 400,000 Muslims from undivided India who served in the British Army in The First World War, was launched last week.

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Oct
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Churches Together in England seeking project manager

On 30, Oct 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Churches Together in England are looking for an energetic team-player who has excellent research and people management skills and a good track record of delivering time-specific research projects to lead the research and manage volunteers to deliver our Midlands-based project:

‘They Also Served – The Contributions of African and Caribbean Servicewomen and Servicemen to World War One (WW1)’

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29

Oct
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

World War One in the Vale HOME FRONT REMEMBERED

On 29, Oct 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Pershore community groups celebrate winning £20,000 from Heritage Lottery Fund and launch new First World War Home Front history project with cake and coffee.

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Sep
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Call for Volunteers: The Centre of Curious Sonic Investigation

On 04, Sep 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

The Centre of Curious Sonic Investigation is working with Voices of War & Peace WW1 Engagement Centre and Birmingham City University’s Margaret Street School of Art on Absconditi Viscus, a phonic residency by Justin Wiggan.

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06

Aug
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Somali Great War project announced

On 06, Aug 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

The first Somali community in Britain settled here as a result of the Great War. We have been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund that will allow us to explain how this happened.

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08

Jul
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

New National Lottery investment in the First World War Centenary

On 08, Jul 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Culture Secretary announces £4m for local communities to explore the impact of the war as the nation marks one year until the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

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Jan
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Research Opportunity

On 27, Jan 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Research Bursary Opportunity

The first female House Surgeon at Worcester General Infirmary

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Jan
2015

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Women’s Work: Stories of the Factory Workers

On 16, Jan 2015 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

Women and Theatre are being funded to carry out a heritage research project in the Small Heath community between January and March 2015.

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02

Dec
2014

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Exhibitions
WW1 Projects

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Video Captures Leintwardine HLF Project

On 02, Dec 2014 | In Events, Exhibitions, WW1 Projects | By Voices

Well over a thousand people attended the Leintwardine exhibition and events over four days in October. This video features the Shropshire Radio interview with Nerissa Wilson of the Leintwardine History Society, who describes visitors’ reactions to the exhibition.

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21

Aug
2014

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Project update: Shot at Dawn

On 21, Aug 2014 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

In May the Central Youth Theatre made an appeal for information for their project, Lest We Forget-Shot at Dawn, exploring the stories of executed First World War soldiers from the West Midlands.

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Aug
2014

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

New project: The role and experience of soldiers of colour in the First World War

On 18, Aug 2014 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

This new project by Footballfineart, ‘The role and experience of soldiers of colour in the First World War’ (funded by the HLF’s ‘Understanding the First World War‘ programme), aims to focus upon the contribution made to the First World War by manpower from Britain’s colonies.

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Jun
2014

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Letter to an Unknown Soldier

On 20, Jun 2014 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

LETTER TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER

Summer 2014

If you were to able to speak to the unknown soldier now, a man who served and was killed during World War One…

With all we’ve learned since 1914, with all your own experience of life and death to hand, what would you say? 

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01

Apr
2014

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Commemorating the Centenary of the Great War

On 01, Apr 2014 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

During our launch event for Voices of War and Peace we showed a film called ‘Commemorating the Centenary of the Great War’, the result of an AHRC-funded collaborative network one of the Centre Co-Investigators, Dr Joanne Sayner, was recently involved with.

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Mar
2014

In WW1 Projects

By Nicola Gauld

Shot at Dawn project appeal

On 25, Mar 2014 | In WW1 Projects | By Nicola Gauld

A particularly emotional part of the First World War, and one that can still cause fierce debate, is the execution of soldiers for offences such as “cowardice” and desertion. Lest We Forget – Shot at Dawn is a project run by the Central Youth Theatre of Wolverhampton that explores the stories of some of these soldiers.

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