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Draft conference programme: A Century On: Modernist Studies in Wales

We are pleased to be able to announce the draft conference programme for our inaugural conference, ‘A Century On: Modernist Studies in Wales’. Please follow the link for a PDF copy of the… 419 more words


WWI - Bedfordshire Training Depot in Ampthill Park - Tommy's Footprints takes a big step forwards....

On Saturday, 25 August Tommy’s Footprints took a big step forwards. We stencilled a platoon of 20 footprints in Ampthill Great Park to see how they look and weather. 71 more words


24th July, 1915

Chief Commissioner Clark begins the weekly report of 14th July 1915 with news of his arrival at Étaples. He notes that the work on the construction of the Hospital is ‘progressing satisfactorily’ and that it should be ready to accept patients within a fortnight. 548 more words


My Telly Impressions on a Century of the WI

I’ve never been much of a joiner, truth be told. I didn’t pledge a sorority in college, nor did I join a Women’s Circle at church or a service organization like the Rotary Club. 924 more words


Your Community in the First World War: A Roadshow

Three free and open events with speakers, workshops, stalls and networking opportunities.

8th September, 2015 at the Imperial War Museum North, Manchester.

9th September, 2015 at the City Museum, Leeds. 384 more words


NFWI Annual meeting: Albert Hall centenary meeting

Every year the National Federation hosts it’s Annual Meeting in a different location. This year, as part of the special centenary celebrations, more than 5000 members descended on the Albert Hall where they were joined by royal visitors, guest speakers & enjoyed a rousing rendition of Jerusalem.   743 more words

Centenary Celebrations: Buckingham Palace Garden Party

In June a garden party was held at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the centenary of the WI. Kim our president and Nicola our treasurer, resplendent in hats, were fortunate enough to represent The Swindon WI at this exciting event.   386 more words