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Building a greater understanding of war memorial heritage

The year 2014 will mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, and war memorials are a vital link to a time that should not be forgotten. By teaching tomorrow's war memorial custodians about our war memorial heritage, we can ensure it is preserved for future generations. Find out more »

Latest photos from our showcase

Windmill Hill war memorial, Kent © David Larkin, 2013
East Ham war memorial, London © David Larkin, 2014
Tottenham World War 1 Memorial, London © Anthony Bradbury, 2010
Henham war memorial, Essex
Pupils looking at different types of war memorial © M Williams, 2014
Alderley Edge war memorial, Cheshire © Michael P Coyle, 2013


War memorial lesson plans, resources and project ideas for primary schools.


Lesson plans, war memorial projects and assemblies for older children.

Youth Groups

Find out how to involve Scouts, Cadets and youth volunteers in their war memorial heritage.

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