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.

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

Date

Organisation and venue

Event

Further information

January 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
(Click here to return to top of page)

February 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
Saturday 11 February 2017 Natural Theatre Company and Art at the Heart of the RUH at Queen Square, Bath

Living History Re-enactment

Roads to Recovery: War Hospitals of the West Country

Join the actors of the Natural Theatre Company Youth Theatre as they present their 'Roads to Recovery: War Hospitals of the West Country' World War One performances in Queen Square.

Free

Further details on Natural Theatre Company website
Saturday 11 - Saturday 18 February 2017 Art at the Heart of the Royal United Hospital and Corsham Commemorates at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI), Queen Square, Bath

Exhibition, Monday - Saturday 10am-4pm

Roads to Recovery: War Hospitals of the West Country

A unique chance to see two exhibitions, 'Acts of Kindness' and 'Above and Beyond' commemorating the centenary of local War hospitals in Bath and Corsham.

Free

Further details on Natural Theatre Company website and on the BRLSI website
25 February 2017 - 10 May 2017 Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Exhibition, open daily 10.30-17.00

History Through a Lens: Iconic Photographs from The Incite Project

75 photographs that have changed public perception of world events including key conflicts. Classics of 20th century photojournalism.

£4 but free to residents with a Discovery Card and to under 21s

Further information on Victoria Art Gallery website 
(Click here to return to top of page)

March 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
Continuing until 10 May 2017 Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Exhibition, open daily 10.30-17.00

History Through a Lens: Iconic Photographs from The Incite Project

75 photographs that have changed public perception of world events including key conflicts. Classics of 20th century photojournalism.

£4 but free to residents with a Discovery Card and to under 21s

Further information on Victoria Art Gallery website 
(Click here to return to top of page)

April 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
Continuing until 10 May 2017 Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Exhibition, open daily 10.30-17.00

History Through a Lens: Iconic Photographs from The Incite Project

75 photographs that have changed public perception of world events including key conflicts. Classics of 20th century photojournalism.

£4 but free to residents with a Discovery Card and to under 21s

Further information on Victoria Art Gallery website 
(Click here to return to top of page)

May 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
Continuing until 10 May 2017 Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Exhibition, open daily 10.30-17.00

History Through a Lens: Iconic Photographs from The Incite Project

75 photographs that have changed public perception of world events including key conflicts. Classics of 20th century photojournalism.

£4 but free to residents with a Discovery Card and to under 21s

Further information on Victoria Art Gallery website 
(Click here to return to top of page)

Your rating: 

Your rating: None Average: 2 (1 vote)
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.