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Worcestershire World War 100 - First World War Centenary


Canadian flour stored at the Guildhall

January 1915

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Canadian flour stored at the Guildhall

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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.

Upcoming events

Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital

Date: 1st January 2016

Exhibition based on its role as a Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital during the First World War. Objects and documents from the county museum, the archives and the George Marshall Medical Museum will...

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Recent news

  • This panel discussion will bring together both media professions and academics that have been involved in these productions to discuss and answer questions on way the contemporary media has responded to WWI.

  • Project  launch – 26 June 2014

    On 26 June residents of Worcestershire joined the Worcestershire World War One Hundred team at The Commandery with their own artefacts and memorabilia showing how World War One touched their lives.