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Find out about First World War centenary commemorative events and projects happening in your area in 2014 - 2018. Send us details of events and projects in the area between the Tyne and Tees that you would like to publicise on this website.

War memorial in Hesleden

The Blackhall History Group have worked with Monk Hesleden Parsh Council to provide a War Memorial for Hesleden.  The…

Evenwood, Ramshaw and District History Society film: “In the Pink”

The Evenwood, Ramshaw and District History Society awarded a Heritage Lottery grant in 2017.  Their project was to…

South Tyneside Remembers… World War One
  • Community and volunteer project

www.southtynesideremembers.org.uk About the project The South Tyneside Remembers… World War One website provides information about the lives and…

The Shincliffe Bell Appeal
  • Community and volunteer project

Update from Bill Clatworthy on 10 October 2018 Yes we raised the money and are currently having a stand…

Lest We Forget, poppies
Lest We Forget
  • Lanchester
  • Community and volunteer project

Aiming to produce over 2,500 poppies and display them on the lawns in front and up the side of Lanchester Methodist Church during October and November 2018.

Hunting the Hun: WW1 and the German Communities in the North East
  • Community and volunteer project
  • Educational project

‘Hunting the Hun’ is a community heritage project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Although officially finished…

Universities at War
  • Community and volunteer project

Universities at War is a project to tell the lost stories of Newcastle and Durham University students, alumni…

Brandon British Legion Display
  • Community and volunteer project

When their cellar relocated to a more convenient location, nearer to the bar, the Brandon British Legion were…

Brandon and Byshottles First World War Commemoration

Young people from Brandon Carrside Community Centre having been working with older people from their community to commemorate…

identity on tyne's Beyond the Western Front project
Presence: A Call for Poets/Writers

  Presence A multi-media project in the North-East England funded by Arts Council England Coordinated by identity on…

Washington War Memorial
Washington Men at the Somme
  • Online
  • Community and volunteer project

A commemorative film from Lonely Tower Film & Media and Wessington U3A, telling the story of Washington and its sacrifice during the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

Unknown Somme Soldier

In summer 1916, whilst the Battle of the Somme was raging less than 10 miles away, some DLI soldiers had their photographs taken in a French village. But who were they? What battalions were they from? This project aims to find out.

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