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Worcestershire World War 100 - First World War Centenary

5209 Worcestershire casualties as of 17th January 1917
Fatal Troop Train Crash in France

January 1917


Fatal Troop Train Crash in France

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Worcestershire World War One Hundred is an outstanding 4-year programme of events and activities commemorating the role Worcestershire played in World War One.

Exhibitions, parades, concerts, church services, remembrance events and much more will take place across the county from now through to 2018 as we tell the story of Worcestershire people; their involvement with, and personal legacy from, the Great War. Explore our events calendar to find out what's happening near you and how you can get involved.

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  • The formidable women of Worcestershire

    This talk and exhibition, on 18 January, by Professor Maggie Andrews explores the legacy of World War One for Worcestershire women.

  • Christmas at Hartlebury Castle VAD Hospital

    Over the festive period discover the stories of fun, friendship and romance that offered a brief respite from the front lines for injured soldiers sent to recover at Hartlebury Castle Hospital.