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.

September 2017

October 2017

November 2017

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

September 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
12 September 2017  Bath Centre National Trust at Bath Salvation Army Citadel, Green Park Road, Bath

Lecture, 2.30-4.00pm

Healing the Wounded in Bath During World War One

Lecture by Dr Andrew Swift about the Bath and its hospitals during the First World War.  

£3 members, £5 visitors

Further details in events listing and on Bath Centre National Trust website

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October 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

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November 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

4 November 2017

Bath & North East Somerset Council at The Guildhall, Bath

Special event, 11am-4pm

World War One Discovery Day

Join us for a free event at the Guildhall where you can find out more about the First World War and its impact locally, and how we remember the War today. Displays, expert advice about memorabilia, craft activities, special walks and more.

Free to all

Further details will be posted on this website nearer the time. 

Email the Arts Development team for further information

6 November 2017

Bath & North East Somerset Council and Bath Poetry Cafe at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath

Poetry reading, 7pm for 7.30pm

Voices 1917: Returning we Hear the Larks

An evening of readings of poetry, letters and prose with music from 1917.

Free admission (suggested donation £3 to Royal British Legion)

Further details will be posted on this website nearer the date.

Email the Arts Development team for further information

11 November 2017

Bath & North East Somerset Council, parish councils, armed forces and veterans' organisations, venues TBC

Armistice commemorations, times and venues to be advised nearer the time

Details to follow

12 November 2017

Bath & North East Somerset Council, churches, parish councils, armed forces and veterans' organisations, venues TBC

Remembrance services, parades and ceremonies - times and venues to be advised nearer the time

Details to follow

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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

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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

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

Exhibition, check website for opening hours

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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

The War to End All Wars: America and the First World War

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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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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