Tags » Centenary

Labour "all the more certain" to win

Party President Nigel Haworth has said that Labour are “all the more certain” to win next year’s election because of Andrew Little’s leadership.  He was speaking at an event in Dunedin celebrating the centenary of the party. 398 more words


Happy 100th Birthday, Roald Dahl!

Several Westminster libraries held events this week to celebrate the centenary of the author Roald Dahl.

Maida Vale Library held a Roald Dahl 100th birthday party on Tuesday, which followed on nicely from this year’s Summer Reading Scheme, whose ‘ 159 more words


the glorious dead - tim atkinson

I was lucky enough to have chance to interview an author who’s work I am extremely interested in. Tim’s book details the story of several characters from the First World War who stayed behind in France once the war was over to find and bury the bodies that were left by the fighting. 818 more words


ROALD DAHL 100 ...


 Today marks the centenary of author Roald Dahl’s birth.

September 13th 1916 – September 13th 2016

If you want to discover more about Roald Dahl and find out about events celebrating this wonderful event then you should visit the following websites which are outstanding. 7 more words


'A Call to Arms' - Theatre & Recruitment

By the end of 1914, more than one million men had enlisted into the armed services to do their bit in the war.

The response was in part the result of a recruitment drive by Lord Kitchener, who realised very quickly that in order to fight Germany, Britain would need a larger army. 306 more words


Harefield Centenary Quilt

The centenary quilt I made for Harefield Hospital last year is now on permanent display in the hospital’s main reception area.

The quilt was created during a number of workshops for staff, patients and local community to celebrate 1o0 years of care on the Harefield Hospital site and uses archive and donated photographs, nurses uniforms, patient quotes, natural dyes sourced from the grounds, digital and screen print and lots of hand stitching. 19 more words


The Great Roald Dahl Round Up

Originally published in Buzz – September 2016

Roald Dahl – author of The BFG, James & the Giant Peach, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory and many, many more – is known around the world for his children’s stories. 1,107 more words