Great War Society Events - WW1 Reenactors

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Date: Saturday 26th July 2014

Codford - Salisbury Plain

Great War Centenary commemorative event in the heart of 'army country', arranged to tie in with a new community-initiated exhibition, showcasing the training of soldiers in the area. We shall be parading before senior Army officials & the local MP, as well as providing on-site displays with our comrades of the Royal Field Artillery.

Date: Monday 4th August 2014

The Tank Museum - Bovington

Flagship Centenary commemorative event at the Tank Museum, which is taking the lead in the commemorations of the day when Great Britain entered the Great War - 4th August 1914. We shall be providing our British infantry camp and General Hospital display, as well as working with the Museum's running replica Mk. IV Tank.

Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Preston Railway Station

Preston Railway Station War Memorial re-dedication

Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Lancaster Railway Station

Lancaster Railway Station War Memorial re-dedication ceremony

Date: Wednesday 20th August 2014

Mons - Belgium

Retreat from Mons Centenary event, 20th - 26th August, 2014 - GWS MONS 100!! Working with both the Belgian and French authorities, we shall be commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the actions of the 'Old Contemptibles' of the British Expeditionary Force, which took place during August of 1914. Our living-history camp will be based initially in the Parc du Beffroi in the Belgian town of Mons, and then move to the French town of Le Cateau. We shall also be undertaking a series of commemorative marches, and taking part in official parades at Great War memorials and cemeteries.

Date: Saturday 13th September 2014

Apedale Valley Light Railway

A welcome return to the Apedale Valley Light Railway (Newcastle-under-Lyme) for a major event! Our infantry camp will be backed up by arena demonstrations and the chance to work with various Great War period rolling stock and vehicles, at this fast-developing & exciting venue! The General Hospital will also be in attendance.

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