CONGRATULATIONS AWARDS WINNERS!
We are delighted to announce the Remember WW1 Award winners! Over 160 award entries were received from a diverse range of individuals, community groups and national organisations across the UK. 20 initiatives were shortlisted for judging across the five categories. Judges were overwhelmed by the quality and poignancy of the presentations and the individuals they met and Winners were celebrated at the ceremony on 2 November 2016. The event was generously hosted by the Army & Navy Club where 120 guests were truly humbled to hear of the dedication, commitment and impact of the winning initiatives.
Over 345,000 individuals have pledged at least an hour of their time in active commemoration. many truly inspiring and remarkable stories have emerged through the pledging process. we estimate that a further 1,200,000 members of the public have been engaged.
National Project Winners
Schools & Young People: Interfaith Sharing Day & Bringing WW1 Alive in Schools - Leicestershire
Remembering the Fallen - War Memorials, Graves & Gardens: WW1 Sikh Memorial
The Arts & Creativity: WW1 - A Village at War - Interactive exhibition and newly commissioned opera
Community Research & History: A Century of Stories
Acts of Remembrance: Somme Yomp Challenge
19240 Shrouds of the Somme; Acts of Kindness - The Bath War Hospital; Bushey - A Village Remembers; Echoes Across the Century; Englefield Green Village Sons Remembered; Fovant Badges - Centenary Badge Project; Hikmat Remembers WW1; Intergenerational WW1 Project - SW Schools & Communities; Mobbs Centenary Memorial Event; MPCT Woodlands Project; Sefton's Poppy On the Beach; St Annes-on-Sea, WW1 Centenary Bellringing; St John's Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend; Walter Carter - WW1 Soldier's Tale.
Highly Commended Entries: Documenting & Commemorating the Contribution of London Jews in WW1; Collingwood Remembers; The War Graves Photography Project; Jutland Interactive Map.
special thanks to our judges
Rt Rev & Rt Hon Richard Chartres Bishop of London; Dr Andrew Murrison MP; Sir Roy Strong CH; Dame Julia Cleverdon DCVO CBE; Sir Eric Pickles MP;
Sir Martyn Lewis CBE; Peter Ainsworth; Clive Aslet; Dr Peter Grant; John O'Brien.