Browsing All posts tagged under »WW1«

Remembrance Service at Granton Parish Church

October 29, 2014 by


Every year Granton Parish Church holds an Act of Remembrance for the community to remember people from the area who fell in the First and Second World Wars, who have served with our Armed Forces or been involved in conflicts around the world – past and present. This year – during the First World War […]

Stolen Lives: Forthview pupils produce WW1 poetry anthology

October 1, 2014 by


A series of emotional First World War poems written by Forthview primary school children  have been transformed into a new book. Forthview Primary School P and P7 pupils saw the National Theatre’s superb production of War Horse at the Festival Theatre earlier this year, and they were so inspired by the show they decided to […]

Scotland remembers

August 11, 2014 by


Scots pause to mark centenary of the Great War Thousands of people joined together in Edinburgh yesterday to take part in a Drumhead Service, procession and memorial to mark the outbreak of the First World War a hundred years ago. Members of the public from across Scotland and representatives of the armed forces, veterans and […]

Tickets available for WW1 commemoration event

July 22, 2014 by


One thousand free places to attend Scotland’s Drumhead Service A thousand free places will be made available from today for those who wish to attend Scotland’s national commemoration marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War next month. Signalling the start of the five-year Scottish Commemorations Programme, a Drumhead Service will be […]