First World War Partnership Day 201712 / 10 / 2016
Following the success of the First World War Partnership Days in 2015 and 2016, you are invited to attend a free Partnership Day 2017 event at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, on 26 January 2017. Organisations and individuals working on First World War Centenary projects in Wales, large or small, are invited to attend.
The aim of the event will be to:
- Provide an overview of national plans to mark the commemoration in 2017
- Share information and resources
- Inspire projects and partnership working for 2017 and beyond
- Enable participants to gain an overview of centenary activities shaping up across Wales
- Discuss the commemoration in Wales so far and share Lessons Learned.
A review of last year’s event can be found here.
Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918, led by the Welsh Government, and the First World War Centenary Partnership, led by Imperial War Museums are hosting the day.
To book a place email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, organisation and any dietary requirements or access needs you might have. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, with spaces available for 4 delegates per organisation.
A brief agenda of the day:
9:45 – Arrival and registration
10:00 – Networking with tea and coffee
10:15 – Welcome and Launch of Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 Programme 2017
10:40: – Presentation on a Commemoration Project
11:00 – 12:15 –Group Discussion (session 1). Discussions based on Lessons learnt and ideas sharing
12:15 – 13:00 – Lunch and Networking
13:00 – 13:30 – A further opportunity to visit various organisation stands and Networking
13:30 – 14:45 – Group Discussion (session 2). Discussions based on Plans for the remainder of the commemoration
14:45 - Open microphone slot for individual updates and questions (5 min max per person)
15:30 – Closing remarks and thanks by Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914 1918 and IWM.
15:40 – Departure, teas and coffees
15:50 – End
To mark the First World War Centenary, over 3,400 organisations from 57 countries have joined the FWW Centenary Partnership, led by Imperial War Museums, and engaged the public in commemorations through thousands of educational activities. For more information on the FWW Centenary Partnership, please visit www.1914.org/partnership
Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 is the official programme to mark the centenary of the First World War in Wales, working in partnership with organisations across Wales and beyond: http://www.walesremembers.org
Please note that delegates’ names and e-mail addresses will be circulated after the meeting to encourage partnership working. Please indicate in your RSVP if you do not wish your email address to be circulated. There will also be photography on the day. In registering to attend all attendees will agree that these photographs can be used by Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914 – 1918 and First World War Centenary Partnership in communication materials, websites and social media channels.