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First World War Centenary - Worcestershire WW1


Battle of the Sambre. French troops try to block the German advance north-west of the Ardennes.

August 1914

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Battle of the Sambre. French troops try to block the German advance north-west of the Ardennes.

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Pigeon Liberation

Date: 23rd August 2014

KAF has been working it Midlands National Flying Club to create a unique tribute to those who lost their lives in WW1 and to the pigeons who played a vital role in communications during the...

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  • Lights Out!

    4th August 2014

    ON MONDAY 4 AUGUST, EVERYONE IN THE UK IS INVITED TO TURN THEIR LIGHTS OUT FROM 10PM-11PM LEAVING ON A SINGLE LIGHT OR CANDLE TO MARK THE MOMENT THE UK ENTERED THE FIRST WORLD WAR, ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

  • Worcester Cathedral is shortly to host the city and county‚Äôs service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Being held at 11 am on Saturday 9 August, all members of the public are warmly invited to come along.

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