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Two weeks to go until The Battle of the Somme Centenary Tour arrives at Worcester Cathedral on Saturday 17 June at 7.30pm.
On Saturday 17 June at 7.30pm The Battle of the Somme Centenary Tour arrives at Worcester Cathedral. The screening will be accompanied by composer Laura Rossi’s live soundtrack performed by the British Police Symphony Orchestra.
14th April 2017
Find our more about what's planned for our commemorative programme throughout 2017.
11th April 2017
Travel through time to a 1917 Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital at The Boynes Care Centre.
17th March 2017
The Lickey Hills Local History Society has been awarded £10,000 as part of Heritage Lottery Fund's the ‘First World War: then and now’ programme.
24th February 2017
On 24 February 1917, British troops recaptured Kut-al-Amara as part of a new British offensive in Mesopotamia.
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.
16th January 2017
This talk and exhibition, on 18 January, by Professor Maggie Andrews explores the legacy of World War One for Worcestershire women.
19th December 2016
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.