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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

Flore war memorial obelisk. Northamptonshire © J Amos, 2008
Children studying Bream war memorial, Gloucestershire © J Peach-Miles, 2012
Poppy made by 122 Inverleith Scout Group © James Hardie, 2011
Secondary school pupil who designed Trowbridge war memorial gates © Rob Faulkner, 2012
Students at Portsmouth Grammar School studying local war memorials © S Lemieux, 2012
Supporting image for showcase 'Pupils at Grosvenor School learn about war memorials'


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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    22 Jul
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