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First British aeroplane raid on Germany against Dusseldorf and Cologne airship sheds

September 1914

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First British aeroplane raid on Germany against Dusseldorf and Cologne airship sheds

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The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace

Date: 28th September 2014

2014 sees the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Karl Jenkins – The Armed Man Beethoven – Symphony No.5 in C minor Gounod – Judex from Mors et Vita A landmark event in...

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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’s 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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