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This new resource is the combination of data gathered by two research and community based projects:-

Mapping Welsh Memorials to the Great War
– Dr. Gethin Matthews, Swansea University and funded by Living Legacies 1914-18
Please follow this link to read more about the project

Powys War Memorials Project
– Nathan Davies, Powys and funded by Heritage Lottery Fund
Please follow this link to read more about the project

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Acknowlegments This resourse was made possible by the hard work from the Living Legacies 1914-18 team and its digital partner The Centre for Data Digitisation and Analysis. Dr. Gethin Matthews, Nathan Davies, Roisin O’Neil, Dr. Heather Montgomery, Anthony Anderson and Meg Ryder.
ArcGIS Online Services Managed and Overseen by the Centre for GIS and Geomatics, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast.

The First World War and Community Memory

The performance and screening was at the Brian Friel Theatre to reflect the process of research into local and family histories of the First World War.

The event presented excerpts from performances created in partnership between researchers and facilitators at Queen’s University Belfast and six community groups. The groups explored the history and legacy of the War in their local communities, work that has been transformed into art in the form of performances, films and plays.

Project Lead: Dr Kurt Taroff, from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen's University Belfast. 

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2017-11-21 # THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND COMMUNITY MEMORY


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A Wonderful Wartime Christmas
Saturday 2nd December 10.30am – 4.00pm
Northern Ireland War Memorial
21 Talbot St, Belfast BT1 2LD
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Free family event

Join us at the Northern Ireland War Memorial for festive fun with wartime games and activities for all ages:

  • Learn how people celebrated Christmas under the restraints of rationing.
  • Try your hand in our lucky dip.
  • Have a go at cracking a secret Christmas message.
  • Sample our ration recipe Christmas cake made with dried eggs.
  • Listen to well-loved Christmas songs from the 1940s.
  • Watch the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge as he’s whisked away by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

 

Please click here for more information.

02/12/2017 # A Wonderful Wartime Christmas

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Supporting Local First World War Centenary Projects
8th December 2017 10.00-15.00
Essex Record Office Wharf Road
Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6YT
Heritage Lottery Fund (Blue) Everyday Lives in War

An introduction to Heritage Lottery Fund funding streams and application processes; showcasing of existing community First World War research projects; a presentation by the Everyday Lives in War engagement centre on how they can support independent researchers and community groups researching the First World War; and an insight into the Essex Records Officeactivities and resources. A FREE event, but pre-registration required.

Please click here for more information.

08/12/2017 # Supporting Local First World War Centenary Projects

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