Monthly Archives: November 2014

WW1 posters on show at Ulster Museum

The Ulster Museum in Belfast is currently running an exhibition focused on the posters of the First World War. Entitled Answer the Call, the exhibition covers the development of such artworks throughout the conflict. Curator of history for National Museums Northern … Continue reading

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Tower of London poppy designer shares feelings

Designer Tom Piper, who laid out the Tower of London poppy memorial, has spoken of his surprise and emotion at the public’s response to the artwork. Emotional moment He said: ‘It was a wonderful thing to see it finished. I … Continue reading

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Largest First World War archeological dig under way in Belgium

A project to lay a new pipeline through an area that was once part of the Western Front is yielding a large number of archeological finds. As Belgian energy company Fluxys works to put the pipeline in place, archeologists are taking … Continue reading

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Exeter Rugby Club remembers First World War soldiers

Twelve former Exeter Rugby Club players and officials are to be remembered with a new commemorative plaque at Sandy Park – home of the Exeter Chiefs Premiership Rugby team. A special memorial service will take place at the stadium on … Continue reading

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