Image: King George V inspects the troops in Bath, November 9 1917

World War I Centenary events and projects

Image: King George V inspects the troops in Bath, 9 November 1917 (copyright: Bath in Time - Bath Central Library Collection, click here for image details)

From 2014 to 2018 events and activities will be taking place across Bath and North East Somerset to mark the centenary of the First World War.

These pages will be constantly updated to provide details of how local people are commemorating the anniversary.  We are keen to hear from organisations about events and projects.  Please email details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk.  

Events can be viewed in date order by scrolling through the table below, or you can select to view events by month using the links that follow.

December 2017

2018

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

Date

Organisation and venue

Event

Further information

December 2017

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk

Until 15 December 2017

Bath & North East Somerset Council at Midsomer Norton Town Hall

Exhibition, during Hall opening hours

World War 1 Remembered

An exhibition of stories related to Bath and North East Somerset during the First World War.

Free 

Link to web page about the exhibition

Link to Midsomer Norton Community Trust website

4 December 2017 to 6 January 2018

Bath Medical Museum at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases ('The Min'), Upper Borough Walls, Bath

Exhibition, open 2-4pm Monday and Wednesday and 10am-12pm on Friday

World War One War Hospital at Christmas

Discover more about life in a War Hospital at Christmas on the re-created ward with objects and photos from time and the chance for children to dress up.  Lectures will accompany the special exhibition.

Free admission  

For opening information see Bath Medical Museum website

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2018

January 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk

Showing until 6 January 2018

Bath Medical Museum at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases ('The Min'), Upper Borough Walls, Bath

Exhibition, open 2-4pm Monday and Wednesday and 10am-12pm on Friday

World War One War Hospital at Christmas

Discover more about life in a War Hospital at Christmas on the re-created ward with objects and photos from time and the chance for children to dress up.  Lectures will accompany the special exhibition.

Free admission  

For opening information see Bath Medical Museum website

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February 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk

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March 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
8 March 2018 Mayor of Bath's Honorary Guides in Bath

Guided walk, times TBC

Suffragettes and Pioneering Women of Bath

2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act in which (some) women were first given the right to vote.  This guided walk will highlight local connections to suffragettes and pioneering women from Bath's past to celebrate International Women's Day.

Free  

Further details to follow.

See Mayor of Bath's Honorary Guides website  

17 March 2018 - 28 October 2018 American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
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April 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing this month American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

May 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing this month American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

June 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing this month American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

July 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing this month American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

August 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing this month American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

September 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing this month American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

October 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk
Continuing until 28 October 2018 American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

Side by Side: America and World War 1

2018 marks the centenary of America's first major military action during WW1. This exhibition explores attitudes to the involvement of America in the War, and how American action helped bring an end to the stalemate.

Included in admission to the Museum; concessions available (see website)

For further details see American Museum in Britain website
(Click here to return to top of page)

November 2018

Do you know of any WW1-related events taking place this month? Please let us know by emailing details to centenary_worldwar1@bathnes.gov.uk

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