Reflecting on the First World War centenary
There has been a great variety of commemorative activity over the last four 'centenary' year. What is its legacy?
Various people who have been closely involved with the centenary will explore the themes of remembrance, commemoration, legacy and learning in a series of hosted discussions.
10:00 - 10:30: Arrival and registration
10:30 - 10:45: Opening remarks - Professor Mark Connelly (University of Kent)
10:45 - 12:45: Panel One - Patterns of commemoration
Simon Bendry (First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme)
Dr Will Butler (University of Kent)
Dominiek Dendooven (In Flanders Fields Museum)
Dr Glyn Prysor (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
Revd Gillian Trinder (St. George's Memorial Church, Ypres)
12:45 - 13:45: Lunch
13:45 - 15:15: Panel Two - Visiting Battlefields
Mark Allen (Battlefield Tour Guide)
Geert Delbecque (Battlefield Tour Guide)
Taff Gillingham (Khaki Chums and Khaki Devil / Western Front Association)
Christina Holstein (Battlefield Tour Guide)
Paul Reed (Leger Tours)
15:30 - 16:30: Panel Three - Where next?
Panel members: All speakers.
Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.
Book your free place at: https://gateways-centenary-reflections.eventbrite.co.uk
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