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Somme 100 Pals: a National Commemoration in Manchester

May 1, 2016 Comments Off on Somme 100 Pals: a National Commemoration in Manchester

Everyone has heard of the Battle of the Somme, the battle which symbolises the horrors of warfare in the First World War. 

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The Unthanks and Sam Lee

The Unthanks, Sam Lee and the First World War

September 9, 2014 Comments Off on The Unthanks, Sam Lee and the First World War

If there was one folk act guaranteed to do a First World War project it was The Unthanks. After a few false starts, they have co-created a project with fellow Mercury Prize nominee Sam Lee.

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After the Silence: Music in the Shadow of War

June 30, 2014 Comments Off on After the Silence: Music in the Shadow of War

The Royal Northern College of Music is never one to shy away from creativity.

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A working party of the Manchester Regiment moving up to the trenches near Serre in France, January 1917

Dulce Et Decorum Est

May 3, 2014 Comments Off on Dulce Et Decorum Est

One of the saddest things I’ve ever seen was a group of young squaddies queuing in a motorway service station, clearly excited about their journey, buying their crisps and pop.

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