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Hobbit author JRR Tolkien’s WW1 revolver on show

A revolver owned by scholar and writer JRR Tolkien during his World War I service has gone on show at Imperial War Museum North, in Manchester, as part of the preliminaries of its commemoration of the Centenary. Tolkien served as … Continue reading

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Ypres painting on show at IWM North to mark Centenary

A painting depicting wounded soldiers at Ypres during World War I has gone on show for the first time in almost a century. Ypres, 1915 by Gilbert Rogers is now on show at IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, … Continue reading

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Major dates announced for UK commemoration of World War I

The UK’s First World War Centenary Partnership, led by Imperial War Museums (IWM), will mark the Centenary of World War I by leading four-year cultural programme that includes over 500 new exhibitions and 1,500 events. James Berresford, VisitEngland’s chief executive … Continue reading

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