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Efforts to streamline WW1 commemorations

Mon, 24 Feb 2014

Commemorations to celebrate the 100th anniversary of World War One are being centralised to help make it easier for people to promote them.

Government has established a working group, and a central calendar, to help community organisations and public authorities mark the significant date.

The group will not directly organise activities, or allocate funding, instead acting as a central co-ordination point.

It will run over the next four years as it’s anticipated anniversaries of the key dates throughout the great war will be marked.

Here's chairman of the group Edmund Southworth:


  • Edmund Southworth

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