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Restored First World War ship on show at Portsmouth Dockyard

The First World War monitor HMS M33 is the latest addition to the collection of warships on display at Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard. Restored at a cost of £2.5m, largely paid for by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the vessel saw service … Continue reading

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La Grand Guerre at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge is marking the Centenary of the First World War with an exhibition entitled: La Grande Guerre: French prints of the First World War. The display comprises 36 colour lithographs and woodcuts from the print series La … Continue reading

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WW1 exhibition comes to London Transport Museum

Goodbye Piccadilly – from Home Front to Western Front will open at the London Transport Museum on 16 May 2014. The exhibition will tell the story of Londoners during the First World War and will consider how the conflict affected … Continue reading

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Welsh trench experience brings history to life

A trench system has been created to educate school children across Wales about life on the Western Front in World War I. Wales Online reports that the Back to the Front Experience has been created at Morfa Bay Adventure in … Continue reading

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Scottish World War I poster collection to appear online

A collection of World War I propaganda posters is to be made available online as a digital archive. Around 300 posters that were collected by the secretary of the McLean Museum in Greenock, Scotland, during the conflict are being digitised … Continue reading

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World War I exhibition to open in Portsmouth

A World War One Remembrance Centre is scheduled to open in Portsmouth on Saturday 30 March. The centre, at Fort Widley on Portsdown Hill, explores the conflict through photos and documents, many of them gathered from local people. The Portsmouth … Continue reading

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Eyam Museum, Derbyshire, to stage World War I exhibition

Eyam Museum in Derbyshire intends to put on a World War I exhibition thanks to a £21,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. News website ThisisDerbyshire.co.uk reports the exhibition will open in March 2014. As well as the centenary of … Continue reading

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