Rembering the First World War across the West Midlands

As we approach the centenary of the ending of the First World War, we take a look at the role some of our properties played in the great war and how they are planning to commemorate the wars end.

The Lucy family scrapbook documents their involvement in the First World War

Remembering Charlecote's First World War experience

Join us as we commemorate the impact of the First World War on Charlecote. Discover the poignant personal stories of the Lucy family's men and women and the wider estate.

Mrs Kate Mason

Women and Power 

In 2018 we’re exploring women’s work, duty and political agency during the First World War through the stories of four Coughton women from different backgrounds – Emily Ainge, Isabel Eagles, Kate Mason and Lilian Throckmorton.

A photograph of a young Dorothy Kevill-Davies

Women and Power at Croft Castle

We shed light on some of the neglected stories of Croft's women, with objects and paintings from the collection, tours, events, embroidery activities and more.

Balloon exhibition at Packwood

Graham Baron Ash's war diaries

Discover Baron Ash's World War One experiences through a new exhibition in the Great Hall.