Memorial garden masterpiece

A TEN-YEAR mission to honour those who have given their lives fighting for their country has finally been realised by David Godfrey after he added the final touches to the memorial garden he masterminded. D...

Downton star supports ambitious art project

ACTOR Jim Carter, perhaps best known for his portrayal of butler Mr Carson in ITV’s hit drama Downton Abbey, has become a patron of an incredible art remembrance installation. Planned for November 2018 to m...

War Poppy Collection goes on display

JACQUELINE Hurley’s commemorative expressionist War Poppy Collection has recently opened at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The 41 individual works recognise the suffering and sacrifice of ...

Art project seeks volunteers

STAFFORDSHIRE'S National Memorial Arboretum needs your help to create a unique tribute to the British personnel who lost their lives on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. A total of 19,240 wooden sold...

Poetry for pupils

THE National Memorial Arboretum is inviting pupils to put their creative talents to the test in a poetry competition inspired by a tree that became a poignant symbol of hope during the Battle of the Somme. T...

Public’s pictures to form major montage

The National Memorial Arboretum is appealing for help in creating a huge photo montage which will feature in its new Remembrance Centre, due to open in autumn 2016. From now until April 2016, visitors to the...

Veterans visit Hampshire school

PUPILS at Fordingbridge's Forres Sandle Manor School welcomed Brigadier Bill Wright and Major (Retd) Rob Yuill to their morning assembly as part of their preparations for Remembrance Day. 101 years since the...

Your woodland needs you!

ONE hundred years on from the start of the First World War, the sacrifices made by so many still hang heavy in the air, especially for those in the military. Across the country, people are paying their respe...

Sow seeds of remembrance

SUTTONS Seeds has teamed up with SSAFA to launch one-off packs of field poppy seeds to commemorate the World War One Centenary and the sacrifice made by more than 800,000 Service personnel who lost their lives....

Forests for the fallen

BRITAIN will be given a chance to honour its First World War heroes thanks to a major project being launched by the Woodland Trust. Under its £20 million Centenary Woods scheme, the Trust is creating four flag...