Sat ‘Thank You’ to WW1 Generation

Poppyscotland and Legion Scotland today launched a mass movement to say “Thank You” to all who served, sacrificed and changed our world during the First World War.

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Spotlight on the Dundee men who refused to fight in the First World War – The Courier

Michael Alexander talks to Great War Dundee historian Dr Billy Kenefick about the First World War men who refused to fight – and paid a high price.

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International Conscientious Objectors Day

Today, 15th May, is  International Conscientious Objectors Day. Find out more about Conscientious Objectors in Dundee and Britain during The Great War.

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Women’sWork100

2018 marks the end of the international commemorations of the First World War. Since 2014, events and activities around the globe have connected people and their stories but the role of women during the war is a story that is yet to be fully told.

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Design Competition to memorialise Conscientious Objectors

Great War Dundee and the CO Memorial Committee are pleased to announce the Design Competition for a permanent Memorial to Conscientious Objectors to be created in Edinburgh’s Princes St Gardens.

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WW1 deserter honoured by his community

The tragic story of a Black Watch soldier executed for desertion during the First World War is being told anew for today’s youngsters, thanks to a partnership between Abertay University and the Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee.

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Home Front Exhibition

The launch of the Home Front Banner exhibition took place at Lochee Library this morning and remain on display until 29th August after which it will tour all Dundee libraries.

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Update: Roll of Honour

Ever since we lauched our Roll of Honour in November 2015, we have been overwhelmed with support from the public. With just one part time member of staff, it has…

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Poppy Partner Opportunities at the Black Watch Castle and Museum

From 30th June until 25th September, Perth’s Five Star Visitor attraction, The Black Watch Castle and Museum will host the Poppies: Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom…

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Stephen Fry Award for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research 2016

The Great War Dundee (GWD) Commemorative Project are thrilled to have won the Stephen Fry Award for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research 2016. The award recognises the work of outstanding University communicators in improving…

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