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06 / 03 / 2014

WW1 – ‘Wales for Peace’ project

Over the next four years, the nation will join in commemorating the First World War. The impact of the War on communities and families was devastating. How were our communities affected, and how have ...

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05 / 03 / 2014

Gregynog Festival 2014: War

www.gregynogfestival.org Gregynog Festival, the oldest extant classical music festival in Wales, is curated each year on a theme drawn from the cultural heritage of Gregynog and of Wales. The 2014 sea ...

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04 / 03 / 2014

Events within Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Cemeteries and Memorials

2014 marks the start of the First World War centenary, as well as the 70th anniversary of a number of major Second World War engagements.  As a result, many commemorative events are being planned wor ...

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27 / 02 / 2014

First Minister of Wales pays respects to US Unknown Soldier

As part of his visit to the United States this week, the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Wales at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Natio ...

17 / 02 / 2014

Update from Professor Sir Deian Hopkin, the First Minister’s Expert Adviser on the First World War

Professor Sir Deian Hopkin spent two days (5 and 6 February 2014) in Belgium and France, meeting local politicians, academics, battle guides, diplomats and locals. Professor Sir Deian Hopkin undertook ...