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GALLIPOLI PROJECT TAKING PART IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE IN GERMANY

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We are delighted to have won four places to attend an international conference in Oberhausen, near Dusseldorf in Germany on 19th-20th February 2015.  The event is being organised by the Rhineland Industry Museum, in the industrial heartland of Germany where so much of their weaponry was made.

Students will be taking their projects ‘in a suitcase’ and will share their activities with students from schools in Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Romania.  We are taking two of the students ... Find out more »


Gallipoli Remembered - Descendants' Stories

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Family histories from ancestors of those that served in the WW1 Gallipoli campaign. 
How the UK Government is commemorating the Gallipoli centenary http://bit.ly/govuk_gallipoli

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Please click https://audioboom.com/tag/Gallipoli100 to listen to Dan Snow's short piece on the Gallipoli centenary.

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The Gallipoli Centenary Education Project is one of our major objectives for the Centenary and has been funded by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund anddonations from the Gallipoli Association and personal benefactors. Find out more »


MARKING THE CENTENARY OF GALLIPOLI

Descendants of those who fought in the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign will be asked to take part in a London ceremony marking its 100th anniversary, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announced today at a meeting with the New Zealand Prime Minister at the Imperial War Museums London.

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Ceremonies will take place on Saturday 25 April 2015 in London, with a UK Government led events at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London. Other events include the dawn service at Hyde Park Corner, the Gallipoli Association events in St Pauls Cathedral crypt and the service at Westminster Abbey. For more information see Find out more » and also the Gallipoli Association EVENTS - 1915 page.


GALLIPOLI 100 CENTENARY WHISKY

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I was brought up in Kintyre and am fond of Campbeltown Malts and would say that this is one of the best. Light , with a delicious hint of rum ... as one member described. Association member Michael D Robson has most generously donated a quantity of whisky to The Gallipoli Association in support of our Centenary initiatives. This is a Springbank™ Single Malt Scotch Whisky, distilled by J & A Mitchell & Co Ltd, matured by them for 15 years in a fresh rum barrel and bottled for us at cask strength, by Whiskybroker Ltd of Newton Stewart. The cask strength when re-gauged at bottling was 52.8% ABV. Campbeltown Malts and would say that this is one of the best. Light , with a delicious hint of rum" as one member described. Find out more »


 

SCHOOL CHILDREN VISIT BATTLEFIELD AS PART OF CENTENARY EDUCATION PROJECT – jointly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Gallipoli Association – has been setting up activities in advance of the 2015 commemorations of the disastrous campaign in which thousands of British soldiers lost their lives. Eight pupils from a Hampshire school have just returned from Gallipoli, having taken part in the pilot battlefield visit of this First World War Centenary project with a difference. Find out more

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