Read more about local WW1 centenary projects and events This page contains links to stories about World War One Centenary projects and events that have been taking place in Bath and North East Somerset. Click on the individual links to read more. July 2018 Local campaigner in Twerton plans local commemoration and gets knitting (return to top of page) April 2018 Bath War Memorial repairs before Armistice Day centenary commemorations (return to top of page) November 2017 Streets named in honour of World War One servicemen at Mulberry Park Remembrance services and parades in the area World War One Discovery Day in Bath Voices 1917 - commemorative poetry and music performance (return to top of page) September 2017 Repairs planned for Bath War Memorial (return to top of page) August 2017 Local teenager attends Passchendaele commemoration in Belgium (return to top of page) July 2017 Remembering the local men who fell at Passchendaele (return to top of page) June 2017 Review of 'Birdsong' by Next Stage Theatre Company at the Mission Theatre (return to top of page) April 2017 St Mark's pupils report back on Battlefield tour (return to top of page) February 2017 Queen Square transformed into World War One Hospital (return to top of page) November 2016 Remembering Bath soldier killed on last day of the First World War Images and comments from Armistice and Remembrance events in 2016 Milsom Place decorated with giant poppies in aid of the Poppy Appeal (return to top of page) October 2016 Battle of the Somme film screenings taking place across the district World War One exhibition at Keynsham Library Act of Remembrance marking the end of the Battle of the Somme Bath's Mayor encourages people to sign up as poppy-sellers (return to top of page) September 2016 Firs Field event marks award of Centenary Field status (return to top of page) August 2016 Swainswick school children forge iron poppies for new Ypres First World War memorial Bath Postal Museum wreck mail exhibition (return to top of page) July 2016 Former Bath nurse speaks of uncle who died at the Battle of the Somme 100 years on Bath family remember relatives who fought and died at the Somme Mayor of Bath commemorates former Mayor's suffering caused by Battle of the Somme Bathford Society remembers Somme casualties from the community (continues on second page) (return to top of page) June 2016 Silence on 1st July and film screenings to commemorate centenary of day one of the Battle of the Somme Bath War Hospital intergenerational art project at the Royal United Hospital (return to top of page) May 2016 What stories lie behind war names on Weston war memorial? (return to top of page) April 2016 Tales of Old Bailbrook - First World War conscription Weston Heritage Day commemorates the centenary of the opening of Bath War Hospital Recalling Bath War Hospital at Weston Heritage Day (return to top of page) March 2016 Film screening of community play which honoured local First World War contribution Fred Weatherly, songwriter of Roses of Picardy and Danny Boy, was a Bath man (return to top of page) November 2015 Writhlington School stages First World War drama written by Year 10 student St Saviour's Junior pupils plant tree in memory of pupils and Headteacher lost in WW1 GWR Engine named in honour of Last Tommy Harry Patch Photo gallery of Remembrance Parade in Bath Pitman Press war memorial returned to Bath Family effort to clean Twerton War Memorial 'Poetry 1915' evening in Bath on Tuesday 10 November Dedication of the Field of Remembrance in Abbey Churchyard, Bath Bath Abbey watches over Field of Remembrance Remembrance Day plans for Bath Services around Bath on 11th November 2015 Blind veteran from Peasedown St John to join march at cenotaph in London Campaign brings 113 volunteer sellers to Poppy Appeal (return to top of page) October 2015 St Saviour's School pupils to plant commemorative oak tree Radstock Museum stages Oliver Brooks exhibition Paulton remembers World War One hero - report and picture gallery Victoria Cross of local war hero remembered 100 years to the day with commemorative stone in Paulton Talk about Oliver Brooks, VC, at Midsomer Norton Town Hall (return to top of page) September 2015 Firs Field in Combe Down granted 'Centenary Field' status Firs Field set to gain 'Centenary Field' status in recognition of sacrifice of local people in World War One (return to top of page) August 2015 Chippenham Museum seeks information about Unity and Loyalty War Hospital (return to top of page) July 2015 Archive project uncovers poignant First World War letters to Mayor of Bath Oldfield Park Junior School mounts World War One exhibition to honour fallen pupils Shoscombe Primary School dress up, sing and welcome 'Goldies' for First World War event Local hero's bravery to be remembered at events in Paulton and Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton make plans to celebrate local Victoria Cross recipient (return to top of page) May 2015 Appeal for film of Bath and North East Somerset dating from 1914-1918 (return to top of page) April 2015 Mayor visits 'Letters from the Deep' World War One exhibition at Bath Postal Museum (return to top of page) February 2015 Review of 'When You See' by David Thomson - play about First World War poet C.H. Sorley (return to top of page) November 2014 Knitted poppies to decorate Council offices in November 2014 Special poppy sash created for Chair of Council Beechen Cliff School commemorate World War One heroes with dramatic presentation Eighty young people mark centenary with 'The Eleventh Hour' theatre project in Bath Keynsham Air Training Corps - photos from Remembrance Day Parade in Keynsham 'Last Tommy' Harry Patch remembered at former school in Combe Down, Bath Bath Poetry Cafe present evening of poetry from 1914, 11 November 2014 New website tells stories of lost World War One servicemen from Oldfield Park Year 10 pupil is a winner in Wilfred Owen Association International Poetry Competition Bath schools and groups commemorate WW1 centenary in 2014 Remembrance events St Andrew's Primary School in Bath create Remembrance poppy field on site of bombed church Beechen Cliff and King Edward's School cadets take part in Remembrance Sunday parades Prior Park College Remembrance service marks WW1 Centenary Pupils at Kingswood School in Bath remember soldiers lost in World War One Remembrance Sunday ceremony at Radstock War Memorial Remembrance Sunday ceremony at Bath War Memorial Beechen Cliff school pupils visit graves of relatives lost in World War One Remembrance Day 2014 events in the West WW1 centenary commemorative plaque unveiling at Guildhall in Bath (return to top of page) Earlier stories World War One heroes added to Bath Ancestors Database Celebrating the bravery in 1915 of Oliver Brooks, VC The Great War in Costume - exhibition at the Assembly Rooms WW1 Remembered - exhibition of local memories and stories at Bath Central Library Centenary Civic Event in Bath marking the day war broke out, 4 August 2014 Memories of war nurses feature in centenary civic event Poetry by young people commissioned for civic event (return to top of page) 'Doubly Thankful Village' memorial stone laid in Woolley Footage shows visitors at the Roman Baths during the war years Events held in the West to mark the centenary of the outbreak of war Year 9 KIngswood pupils visit World War One battlefields Paragon School pupils dress up for special commemorative day (return to top of page) Candlelit Vigil at Bath Abbey marking the centenary of the day war started, 4 August 2014 Carpenters' hidden record of War on display at the Holburne Museum in Bath Oldfield Park Junior School war memorial history project Poppy planting across the district by Council's Parks team to mark centenary Centenary exhibition opens at Museum of Bath at Work Poppies planted by schoolchildren in Weston World War One paintings Trail by Paulton Junior School children (return to top of page) Lights Out in Paulton - First World War vigil Timsbury remembers Lights Out event in Keynsham Midsomer Norton honours Victoria Cross hero Radstock War Memorial rededicated to mark the centenary of the outbreak of War Medal found - search for descendants of Great War hero Hero's family found! Medal to be donated to military museum (return to top of page) Quakers hold launch event in Bath for the 'White Feather Diaries' social media project It's a long way to Tipperary: special Somer Valley FM broadcast to mark centenary Researchers in Weston search for families of local war heroes Charlcombe appeal for families of WW1 heroes Claverton appeal for stories of local war heroes Poppies planted in Peasedown St John to mark centenary Thankful villages of Woolley and Chelwood visited on bike tour How Oliver Brooks won his Victoria Cross Grave of local World War One VC recipient to be restored (return to top of page) Help us improve our website Help us understand how people group our service. Take part Become a website tester If you would like to be contacted by a member of our team to help us understand how people use our website please leave your details below. Full name E-mail Phone number feed me To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty. 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