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RIVER AT WAR: FAIRFIELD AND THE CLYDE DURING WW1

RIVER AT WAR: FAIRFIELD AND THE CLYDE DURING WW1

Running until April 2018

Fairfield Heritage Centre, based in Govan, Glasgow, has recently launched  ‘River at War’,  an exhibition commemorating the outstanding contribution made by Clydeside industry to World War One.

To coincide with the exhibition, the centre is also running an educational workshop aimed at secondary schools pupils at National 4, National 5 and Higher Level. The free session, which is run exclusively to one school group at a time, can be booked for Friday mornings or afternoons, with a maximum capacity of 35 students. The workshop focuses on the vital contribution of the Clydeside industries throughout the war effort, examining variation in output levels, diversification of production and the changing composition of the workforce.

To book a group, contact Abigail Morris at amorris@govanworkspace.co.uk.

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SSAFA CHRISTMAS CONCERT

SSAFA CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Wednesday 6 December 2017, 6.30pm

Featuring a mix of carols and songs balong with music, readings and poems with a World War One theme, the SSAFA Christmas Concert will raise money to support members of the Forces and their families.

Taking place at the Kirk of St John’s in Perth, there will be performances from the Kirk Choir and Organist, the Military Wives Choir and an Ensemble from The Highland Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

Tickets cost £7 with children aged 10 and under going free.

Get more info and book your tickets here.

TREE PLANTING AT SCOTLAND’S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY WOOD

TREE PLANTING AT SCOTLAND’S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY WOOD

Saturday 2 December, 10:30am - 2:00pm

You are invited by the Woodland Trust to help plant an additional 5000 trees in Scotland’s Centenary Woods, a living, growing memorial to all those who served in the First World War.

The project, which began in 2014, is located at the Dreghorn Woods in Edinburgh’s Pentland Hills.

Get more information and book your place here.

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