Hymn of Hate

Rachel Duffett has been involved in providing historical advice to filmmaker, Matt Kennard, on a First World War short that he’s recently written, directed and produced. The film uses the title of Er...

Women, Children and War

We would very much like to invite you to First World War event – ‘Women, Children and War’ – which we are running as part of the War, Art and Reconciliation programme at The Minories, Colchester. The...

Wheathampstead History Society Awarded Grant!

Wheathampstead History Society  has been awarded a grant under the Heritage Lottery Fund’s ‘First World War Then and Now’ scheme to research the story of everyday life in this Hertfordshire village d...

First World War: Then and Now Applications Deadline

The final deadline for First World War: Then and Now applications is 18 January 2019 with final decisions taking place in March 2019. This accommodates the eight weeks maximum it takes to assess appl...

Wolverhampton First World War Conference Report

Centre member Jim Beach (University of Northampton) provides a retrospective of the ‘The End of the War & the Reshaping of a Century’ that took place in Early September. One symptom o...

The Important Man

“If the people you cared about the most were in danger what would you do?” ‘The Important Man’ is about belief being tested, set at a time when the advances in scientific discoveries, lik...

The First World War: Past, Present, Future

Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus: 27 & 28 June 2019 In the wake of the centenary of the First World War, The First World War Network seeks to build upon the success of its inaugu...

Significant Figures: remembrance through making

Mary Crabb, who was part of the First World War Basketry Then and Now project, is exhibiting in Chichester this autumn. For a glimpse of her work and remarkable vision, do watch Mary’s films on...

Aspects of Representation of the People Act 1918

In Beyond the Trenches latest Blog post, Dr Nick Mansfield looks at the profound and far reaching aspects of the Representation of the People Act, 1918, outside that of women’s right to vote. This bl...