First World War

First World War centenary

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Poppies and poetry

Join a silent walk of remembrance through the Attingham parkland to Atcham. A pair of poems will be read and an installation of poppy seeds left as a memory of the event. Booking essential, please ring 01743 708170.

My Dearest Girls

Experience the First World War through the eyes of Helen, a farmer’s daughter in Much Wenlock, in this moving performance to mark the start of our centenary commemorations on Saturday 19 July. Tickets are limited and can be requested at Visitor Reception on the day.

Our collection

Discover our links to the First World War through our collection items, including this Red Cross armband. You can search our collection online here.