All posts tagged "WWI Centenary"

  • 2018 Remembrance Weekend in Prescot

    What’s happening in Prescot this Remembrance weekend? To honour this year’s Remembrance Sunday and commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One, the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard have once again installed their ‘field...

    • Posted November 8, 2018
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  • Prescot Remembrance Concert Planned for WWI Centenary

    A concert in Prescot Parish Church will commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One (1914-1918). Musical guests Parr Brass Band will perform at the WWI Centenary Celebration Concert on Friday 9 November, with readings...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Surge in Historic Items Donated to Prescot Museum

    The World War One centenary has provoked a surge in donations to Prescot Museum. To commemorate a hundred years since the outbreak of war, local people have given or loaned the museum historic items, including letters, family...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • World War One Becomes ‘Living History’

    People in Prescot are invited to remember the outbreak of World War One this Thursday, 21 August, with a free Living History Workshop. The event, which runs between 10am and 4pm at Prescot Shopping Centre, includes a...

    • Posted August 19, 2014
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  • War Memorials in Knowsley – Video

    In the week that we remember the outbreak of World War One, here is a video tour of the borough of Knowsley’s war memorials, including cenotaphs in Prescot, Huyton and Knowsley Village. PRESCOT MUSEUM from Christopher Millard...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • Prescot Festival Pays Homage to WWI

    Press release: Prescot Festival The Prescot Festival will commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One next month. Local schools will submit artwork to a special WWI-themed exhibition in Prescot’s 17th-century parish church during the...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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  • Prescot School Home to WWI ‘Mini Museum’

    Knowsley Park Centre for Learning in Prescot has become a mini museum to commemorate the outbreak of World War One. An exhibition of items and photographs relating to both world wars takes place until 28 June, opening...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • WWI Last Post Project Launches in Whiston

    A nationwide project to commemorate the centenary of World War One is being launched in Whiston. For a fortnight either side of Remembrance Sunday this year, over 300 UK towns will take part in the Last Post...

    • Posted February 27, 2014
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  • Prescot Museum Wants WWI Stories, Memorabilia

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Does your family have a tale of heroism about an ancestor who fought in the First World War? Do you know any interesting stories about the experiences of local soldiers who served in...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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