Football backs Tull100 to remember one of Britain’s best

One hundred years after his death, the achievements of Walter Tull, the first man of black heritage to become an officer and lead men into battle in the British Army and one of this country’s first black professional footballers will be commemorated through a series...

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Thank you from the Big Ideas team

Thank you for taking part in our commemoration projects this year. You joined over 240 community groups across the country, from Grimsby to Gravesend, in sharing and remembering forgotten stories from the First World War. Here are some brilliant tributes from 2017 –...

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I Remember You: Courtney Pine plays at RUSI

On Tuesday 7 November 2017, legendary British jazz musician Courtney Pine dedicated a unique performance at RUSI to the British West Indies Regiment from World War One. The performance followed a panel discussion exploring the contributions of the Labour Corps from...

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New project Ringing Remembers launches

To mark the final year of the First World War centenary, we have launched Ringing Remembers, a campaign to recruit 1400 new bellringers in memory of the 1400 bellringers who lost their lives during the First World War, and to keep this traditional British art alive....

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