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CWGC Press Office

Welcome to the CWGC. We welcome enquiries from the media and are here to help you tell the stories that matter to you. From experts in history to gardening or conservation, we are a source of fascinating stories and engaging spokespeople. 

Interview at a cemetery in Belgium

Latest Press Releases

If you would like to be included on our Press Release distribution list, please contact us directly at and include relevant email addresses and information about your publication.

Press packs

Find and download our latest press packs for upcoming campaigns and events.

Lighting their Legacies

Uploaded on: 07/05/24

Press pack for Lighting their Legacies events in UK & Normandy. Spring/Summer 2024.


For Press enquiries relating to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission or the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation please contact our Media team: 

Will Wright - Media and PR Manager

Lewis Brown - Media Officer

Amy Reeves - Media Officer

Email the Media Team at

Or call our Media Team on 01628 507217 or 07464 544846

Filming and Image Requests

Request permission to film at a CWGC cemetery or memorial

If you would like to film in one of our sites around the world, please download and complete our filming agreement and return it to

Download latest Filming agreement

Request footage from the CWGC

We maintain a library of footage from events, drone footage and b-roll for a small number of our sites. If you are interested in sourcing footage for a project, please contact us directly. 

Request footage

Image requests

We maintain a large library of up-to-date and archival photographs of our sites. Please see below downloadable content for a number of our most commonly requested locations. 

Cemetery or Memorial Copyright requirement Download file
Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme Credit: CWGC Media Photos - Thiepval Memorial
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Credit: CWGC Media Photos - Menin Gate
Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial Credit: CWGC Media Photos - Tyne Cot
Bayeux War Cemetery Credit: CWGC Media Photos - Bayeux War Cemetery

If you have a specific request please contact us directly. 

Request images

Request a spokesperson

We have a range of expert spokespeople available for broadcast interview or to provide quotes for written articles. Our spokespeople can speak on a range of subjects, including the future of commemoration, the history of the world wars, conservation, sustainability and the environment in the heritage industry, and works and horticulture in the UK and around the world. 

Request a spokesperson