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CWGC opens Information Centre in Europe

CWGC opens Information Centre in Europe

05/05/2017

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has opened its first Information Centre in Western Europe, close to one of its most well-known memorials.

Volunteers needed at Poppies: Wave, Plymouth

Volunteers needed at Poppies: Wave, Plymouth

02/06/2017

This is a new opportunity to volunteer at CWGC’s Naval Memorial in Plymouth from 23 August-19 November 2017 to help visitors make the most of their visit to the Poppies: Wave.

War graves gardener picked for Invictus Games

War graves gardener picked for Invictus Games

30/05/2017

Wayne (Harry) Harrod, a CWGC gardener who cares for war graves at a military cemetery in Cambridge, has been selected as a non-traveling reserve to represent Great Britain in cycling at this year’s Invictus Games.

CWGC wins people's choice award for first Gardening Scotland garden

CWGC wins people's choice award for first Gardening Scotland garden

29/05/2017

CWGC along with veterans’ charity Glen Art, and the Wilfred Owen Association have been awarded the people's choice award and a silver medal for this year’s Gardening Scotland (June 2 to 4).  The garden was created to commemorate the CWGC’s centenary and Wilfred Owen’s stay at Craiglockhart in Edinburgh in 1917.

Westminster service marks centenary

Westminster service marks centenary

23/05/2017

A special service of thanksgiving was held at Westminster Abbey today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the CWGC during the darkest days of the First World War.

Silver medal for CWGC's Chelsea garden

Silver medal for CWGC's Chelsea garden

23/05/2017

The CWGC has been awarded silver for its Artisan Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show – during the Commission’s centenary of commemorating of the war dead.

Vote now for CWGC's Chelsea garden

Vote now for CWGC's Chelsea garden

22/05/2017

The CWGC Centenary Garden celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) and reflects its mission of commemoration in perpetuity by encouraging contemplation, remembrance and respect.

Rededication Ceremony – Belgium

Rededication Ceremony – Belgium

16/05/2017

Rededication service for Lieutenant Lindsay Drummond and 2nd Lieutenant Robert Smith Bennie at CWGC Cement House Cemetery, Belgium.