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Tower of London poppy artist studied at Sheffield Hallam University

Charlotte Wilson talks to the artist who created the poppy installation at The Tower of London to mark the fatalities of World War One and the centenary of the outbreak to see what goes into making such a spectacle. 1,416 more words

Sheffield News

'Oh What a Lovely War' on tour

It’s over fifty years since I first saw Oh What a Lovely War at Wyndham’s Theatre in London. The anniversary revival at Stratford East gained some good reviews last year, so I took the opportunity yesterday to catch up with the touring version of the production at  Manchester Opera House. 1,221 more words

History

Cub Scout Centenary

CUB SCOUT CENTENARY 2016
A MESSAGE TO ALL CUB SCOUTERS IN NORFOLK

Dear Cub Scouters,
I need to write to clear up understandings about what might be planned to celebrate the Cub Scout Centenary next year. 275 more words

Norfolk

Happy centenary, Canterbury WEA!

One of Canterbury’s most popular voluntary organisations, the Canterbury WEA, turns 100 this year, and celebrations are most definitely in order!

The CWEA, or, if we want to be formal, the Canterbury Workers’ Educational Association, was the first WEA to be set up in New Zealand. 255 more words

Books

Safety in Numbers

“Not what is counted, no, what is recounted is remembered” (Gunter Grass)

EN – The number of the fallen. The number of the missing. The number of the graveyards.

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Palmeiras' history laid out for the world during Carnival

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These last few days, the largest and most spectacular yearly open space festivity in the world took place all over Brazil: Carnival. In Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the traditional samba schools have supporters and stir up passions just like football does. 182 more words

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