Two dozen men from 2/8th evacuated sick in last few days
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.
Date: 25th February 2017
Come and join the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Blackpole Munitions Factory in February...
9th February 2017
On Saturday 25 February we will commemorate the centenary of Blackpole Munitions Factory with a series of talks, the launch of a new illustrated book as well as inviting people to volunteer to work on a project to survey the surviving buildings.
25th January 2017
On this day 100 years ago, 123 men of the 9th Battalion Worcester Regiment lost their lives at the Battle of Kut Al Amara, Mesopotamia . The losses included 12 officers with 327 men killed or wounded in total.