First World War Centenary Partnership Programme

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First World War Centenary Partnership
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Josie Gale
Centenary Programme Museum Liaison Officer for English Regions

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First World War Centenary Partnership Programme

  1. 1. First World War Centenary Partnership Programme Josie Gale Centenary Programme Museum Liaison Officer for English Regions
  2. 2. UK Government Wales Sir Deian Hopkin Scotland Prof. Norman Drummond Northern Ireland Mr Jeffrey Donaldson UK Rt Hon Maria Miller MP Dr Andrew Murrison MP
  3. 3. Examples of websites • ww100.govt.nz • anzaccentenary.gov.au • awm.gov.au/1914-1918/ • flandershouse.org/the-great-war- centennial-2014-2018theworldwar.org Examples of projects • europeana1914-1918.eu/en/contributor • 1914 - Centennial - 1918: The World Remembers • Fields of Battle - Terre de Paix International
  4. 4. 2014 IWM North Special exhibition IWM London FWW galleries Art exhibition
  5. 5. Film screenings & public programmes • locally • nationally • internationally 2016 Still from the Battle of the Somme film
  6. 6. 2018: impact, legacy
  7. 7. Business as usual • Exhibitions • Learning programmes • Public events • Conferences IWM Centenary Programme • Family of digital products o Lives of the FWW o Diaries of the FWW o Photographs of the FWW o Art of the FWW • Digital learning resources • Film screenings 2014 - 2018
  8. 8. Diaries of the First World War dates and times places people other units battles casualty numbers gallantry awards weather events (people joining, command changes, postings, etc.) equipment lists
  9. 9. Photos of the First World War
  10. 10. www.livesofthefirstworldwar.org For more information:
  11. 11. • Partnership extranet • Networks & expertise • Free resources • Centenary brand mark • Cross-promotion • Evaluation - impact www.1914.org/partners FWW Centenary Partnership
  12. 12. Timelines: 1871 - 1929
  13. 13. 50 photographs 3 film clips 5 sound bites Alfred Leete, Kitchener: Original Artwork for the ‘London Opinion’ 10 collections of personal papers 15 works of art 17 objects Collection Items: 100 assets Rudder from German Albatros DIII
  14. 14. Illustrated letters from William Britton to his young son Billie, October 1917 Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 28 June 1914 Women workers at the National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell Paul Nash, Wire, 1918 Henry Rushbury, The War Refugees’ Camp, Earl’s Court, 1918
  15. 15. Useful Guides Communications Collections & Research Art Learning
  16. 16. www.1914.org Cross-promotion
  17. 17. Arts Council England • Grants For the Arts • Strategic Touring Programme • Please go to www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding for more information Heritage Lottery Fund • ‘Then and Now’ – New grant programme to fund First World War projects • £6 million to distribute over the next 6 years • Grants available will be from £3,000 - £10,000 • Funding will be available throughout the UK and open to any group • A decision will be made on any application within 8 weeks • Further information: www.hlf.org.uk/HowToApply/programmes Funding Opportunities
  18. 18. • Post funded by Arts Council England until March 2015 • Based at IWM London • Role involves: • Encouraging museums in England to engage with the First World War Centenary • Look strategically at where museums can work together to create better quality projects with a lasting legacy and to avoid duplication of work • Be a point of contact for anyone enquiring about the Centenary • Monitor and contribute content to the Partnership Programme extranet Centenary Programme Museum Liaison Officer for English Regions
  19. 19. Museum of English Rural Life • Working on ‘Reading at War’ exhibition with Reading Museum • Also participating in the University of Reading’s commemoration event RAF Halton Trenchard Museum • Planning an exhibition from mid-2014 for a year • It will portray infantry and RFC/RAF mechanic training on the Halton Estate during WW1 Tom Browns School Museum • Exhibition for 2014: ‘Remembering 1914’ • Will feature soldiers (and their families) who were killed in the First World War. • They have put out a request for any local information that may help them Case Studies – Projects already planned in Berks, Bucks and Oxfordshire
  20. 20. Contemporary Relevance - Shared Experience - Lasting Legacy • Debating • Engaging • Exploring • Listening • Observing • Participating • Reflecting • Researching FWW Centenary Programme Walter Bayes The Underworld: Taking cover in a Tube Station during a London Air Raid, 1918
  21. 21. Thank you Josie Gale Centenary Programme Museum Liaison Officer for English Regions jgale@iwm.org.uk

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