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FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY COMMEMORATION EVENTS

Event

Where

Date

Responsibility

2014

Visits to Primary Schools

Service

WW1 display and Book of Memories

Lecture –origins of World War One

Establishment of web pages and audio visual display

Establishment of Memorial Stone

Enhanced Remembrance Day Service

Schools

War Memorial

Rawdon Community Library

RPC website +

Littlemoor

War Memorial

June and September

24th August

August

November

November?

November

November

JGD/DI

Vicar

History Soc

DI/JGD

DI/JGD

PG

RPC + Churches

2015

Schools’ competition

Lecture-Why trench warfare developed/Gallipoli

Remembrance Day Service

War Memorial

March?

November

JGD

DI/JGD

RPC + Churches

2016

Lecture – Battle of the Somme

Showing of film “Battle of the Somme”

Concert of music of the period

Remembrance Day Service

Littlemoor/Greenacre Hall

Greenacre Hall?

War Memorial

21st August

October

November

DI/JGD

JGD/NH/RPC

RPC

RPC + Churches

2017

Battlefields Tour

Schools’ competition

Lecture – 3rd Battle of Ypres

Remembrance Day Service

France/Belgium

War Memorial

March/April

March

November

RPC

JGD

DI/JGD

RPC + Churches

2018

Lecture – Armistice and consequences of the war

Period Tea Party

Remembrance Day Service

Greenacre Hall

War Memorial

November

November

DI/JGD

RPC

RPC + Churches