Tag Archives: 1918

Appeal for Lost Gardens of Heligan Centenary performance

Cornwall’s Lost Gardens of Heligan and Wildworks Theatre Company have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to sow a living stage made of poppies to mark the Centenary of the First World War. Heligan’s West Lawn has been ploughed … Continue reading

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War artist CRW Nevinson tops bill at London print sale

Black and white First World War studies by Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (British, 1889-1946) will be on sale at the Grosvenor School & Avant-Garde British Printmaking auction at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 15 April 2014. The top lot in … Continue reading

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Woodland Trust launches Centenary Woods appeal

UK conservation charity the Woodland Trust is launching a project to coincide with the Centenary of the First World War. Through its Centenary Woods initiative it hopes to raise £12m, create thousands of acres of new native woodland and help … Continue reading

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Medal lost for 40 years appears on auction site

A man has discovered a missing World War I Victory medal on auction site Ebay 40 years after it disappeared. Terry Snow, from Devon, accidentally lost track of the medal during a house move and has since searched for it … Continue reading

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Remembering Charles Chilton: writer of Oh What a Lovely War!

Charles Chilton, who died on 2 January at the age of 95, was a writer and producer who was responsible for several well-known classic BBC series such as Lost in Space and Riders of the Range. He also wrote the … Continue reading

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Canadian War Museum secures VC medal of sergeant Herman Good

The Canadian War Museum has acquired a Victoria Cross awarded to sergeant Herman James Good on 8 August 1918. He was one of four Canadian soldiers to be awarded the VC on the first day of the Amiens Offensive, a … Continue reading

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World War I German U Boat visible in Kent

The remains of a German World War I U boat are visible on a mudflat next to the River Medway in Kent. The BBC reports that experts believe it is UB122, which was one of more that 100 U boats … Continue reading

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