NEWS

First World War Partnership Day 2017

12 / 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.

Partnership day 2016 group discussion image

Partnership day 2016 group discussion image

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: extranet1914@iwm.org.uk 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.