Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Whitworth Centre

The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale is planning to put together a commemorative event for the centenary. The building, set in its own park, was built by the Victorian engineer, Sir Joseph Whitworth, and was used as a hospital during the Great War. … Continue reading

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Commemoration Dates

Something else we have been asked is which notable dates will be commemorated. This can be very subjective depending upon where you might be and which regiment is more relevant to your area. We have been in touch with the Imperial War Museum … Continue reading

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Training and Conference

One of the big things we want to do is make sure that people are happy that they have that right skills to be able to put on the event they want to, or carry out the project they have … Continue reading

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Chesterfield poppy scheme

Chesterfield Borough Council Sustainability Officer, Peter Corke, has put together a pack for primary schools in the Borough to help commemorate the local men who fought in the First World War. The pack contains poppy seeds, instructions for growing wild … Continue reading

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Time Line

We have now posted the Time Line of events throughout the First World War and immediately post war, see the Time Line page. We have tried to ensure that it is accurate, although there are variations in published accounts of … Continue reading

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