News

Welcome to our news and highlights section. Here you will find all the latest news stories and announcements about the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme including details of our latest activities, tours and CPD events, as well as other useful information about what is going on across the UK and beyond during the First World War Centenary.  

Please keep coming back to this section of the website to stay in touch with what is going on.

You can also visit our Media page to see details of our recent media coverage.

 

British Ambassador joins spring tour...

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21/02/2017

Over the past few weekends, we have made a very successful start to our 2017 spring tour season, with representatives from schools from across the country visiting the battlefields. One group was also joined for a day by Alison Rose, the British Ambassador to Belgium.

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BRITISH AMBASSADOR JOINS US ON TOUR

Ambassadors Visit

25/02/2015

Earlier this month, Alison Rose, the British Ambassador to Belgium joined students and teachers for one day of their battlefield tour…

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Welcome to 2015

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05/01/2015

2015 promises to be another busy and exciting year... Read on to find out about some of our plans for 2015.

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PROGRAMME AWARDED ‘BEST EDUCATIONAL PRODUCT’ AT BRITISH YOUTH TRAVEL AWARDS 2014

Best Educational Product 2014

08/12/2014

The Programme team are delighted to announce we have received a second prestigious award, this time for ‘Best Educational Product’ at the British Youth Travel Awards 2014

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CARSHALTON BOYS SPORTS COLLEGE UNVEILED MEMORIAL AS PART OF CENTENARY LEGACY PROJECT

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04/12/2014

On 11th November 2014 Carshalton Boys Sports College held an entire day of events and lessons based on the First world War, including the unveiling of a new memorial designed by student Regan Cain, who attended a FWWCBTP tour in March.

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PROGRAMME HONOURED WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM THE INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF BATTLEFIELD GUIDES

Nathaniel Wade Award

28/11/2014

On 22nd November 2014 the Programme was awarded the Nathaniel Wade Award by the International Guild of Battlefield Guides for its ‘significant contribution to the craft of battlefield guiding and the wider Military History community’.

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission launch a new app

Battlefield sites on our tours

31/10/2014

The CWGC has launched a new app which can help teachers locate war graves both on the battlefields and in their own locality.

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Great news coverage of our tours in The Independent

Battlefield Tour by Caron Porritt

30/10/2014

Emma Lee-Potter from the Independent wrote about her experience of joining a group of pupils on their recent Battlefield Tour.

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Our first CPD events were ‘inspiring and thought provoking’

CPD Session

23/10/2014

The first round of face-to-face CPD events have been a great success. Making the most of high profile venues, expert keynote speakers and IOE subject specialists we have delivered five regional events. We are now setting dates for future events. Find out how you too can be ‘inspired’...

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