Great War Society Events - WW1 Reenactors

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Date: Saturday 10th March 2007

Black Country Museum

A Training day at the Black Country Museum, Dudley in the West Midlands.

Date: Sunday 11th March 2007

29th Division Memorial

A march from the village of Woolston (near Coventry) to the memorial obelisk to the 29th Division. The obelisk was built in the 20’s to commemorate the King’s review of the 29th Division in 1915, just a few weeks before they landed on the beaches at Gallipoli. Various local associations will be present. Including the Western Front Association and Gallipolian Association.

Date: Sunday 6th May 2007

Fort Nelson

In one of the best preserved Palmerston defensive forts, with outstanding views across Porchester and Portsmouth harbour. A trench system will be created [similar to the one at Old Sarum in 2006]. We will work with Artillery, Cavalry, Machine Gun Corp, other Infantry units and possibly the aircraft of the Great War Display Team. Takes place 6th & 7th May.

Date: Saturday 9th June 2007

Beamish

Beamish is an Edwardian architectural and vehicular beautiful complex featuring a local market town and mining village extending into acres of beautiful countryside. There are vintage cars, buses, trams of the period. We normally set up a recruitment camp based on the years running up to the Great War of 1914 – 1918. Traditionally the town is normally visited by an armed squad to flush out any insurgents. Takes place 9th & 10th June.

Date: Tuesday 10th July 2007

Zonnebeke

To commemorate Passchendaele 1917 in Belgium – possibly for 4/5 days – Tuesday to Sunday. Details to follow.

Date: Saturday 21st July 2007

Beltring

War & Peace Show which is the largest military vehicle show and militaria fair in Europe. The Great War Society will set up a British and German Living History Camp. Again the replica MARK IV tank will be present and parked along side our camp. Takes place 20th & 21st July.

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