Schools CPD Workshops presented by 1418 NOW & CWGC
Sep
28
1:30pm 1:30pm

Schools CPD Workshops presented by 1418 NOW & CWGC

We are inviting KS2-3 teachers to participate in a free CPD and guided tour of the memorial. The session will provide:

  • A take-away teacher’s pack with a raft of lesson plans across KS2-3 as well as opportunities for linked school visits
  • Practical lesson plans for using the sculptures as a platform to explore the First World War and local history units
  • Literacy, history and art focused activity to generate rich writing outcomes
  • Classroom strategies using the sculpture for promoting pupil talk

Book up to two places per school by emailing: community@cwgc.org

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CWGC Heritage Talk and Tour
Sep
29
5:00pm 5:00pm

CWGC Heritage Talk and Tour

Elizabeth Nicol, CWGC Works Manager shares the history of the CWGC Plymouth Naval memorial giving insight into how CWGC maintains and cares for memorials and graves across 154 countries. A staff perspective on maintaining the commemorations of 1.7m servicemen and women and a look at the memorial as you’ve never seen it before.

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Heritage Walks: Plymouth Hoe – In Memoriam
Oct
17
2:30pm 2:30pm

Heritage Walks: Plymouth Hoe – In Memoriam

Take a stroll around the Hoe with Nigel Overton from Arts and Heritage Service. Discover more about the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial. Reflect upon some notable events that took place on The Hoe during the First World War and learn a little more about the other distinctive monuments that line the Promenade. For those who want to walk a little further, there are also more commemorative locations to visit around the edge of the Hoe Park.

Free
Booking essential: plymhearts.eventbrite.co.uk

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Photography Walks
Oct
19
4:30pm 4:30pm

Photography Walks

Join photographer Fiona Evans for some hints and tips about how to take great images using the Hoe, whilst the Wave sculpture is situated on the Memorial and provides a backdrop. The first session is particularly aimed at amateur photographers and photography enthusiasts, who like to take photos on their phone. Expand on your skills in the second session, which explores depth of field.

Free
Booking essential: plymhearts.eventbrite.co.uk

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Photography Walks
Nov
4
2:00pm 2:00pm

Photography Walks

Join photographer Fiona Evans for some hints and tips about how to take great images using the Hoe, whilst the Wave sculpture is situated on the Memorial and provides a backdrop. The first session is particularly aimed at amateur photographers and photography enthusiasts, who like to take photos on their phone. Expand on your skills in the second session, which explores depth of field.

Free
Booking essential: plymhearts.eventbrite.co.uk

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Heritage Walks: Plymouth Hoe – In Memoriam
Nov
15
10:30am10:30am

Heritage Walks: Plymouth Hoe – In Memoriam

Take a stroll around the Hoe with Nigel Overton from Arts and Heritage Service. Discover more about the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial. Reflect upon some notable events that took place on The Hoe during the First World War and learn a little more about the other distinctive monuments that line the Promenade. For those who want to walk a little further, there are also more commemorative locations to visit around the edge of the Hoe Park.

Free
Booking essential: plymhearts.eventbrite.co.uk

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WWI Cemetery Walks
Sep
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

WWI Cemetery Walks

Ford Park Cemetery (formerly known as Pennycomequick or Plymouth Old Cemetery) contains 769 burials of the First World War, more than 200 of them in a naval plot, the rest scattered throughout the cemetery. All of the 198 Second World War burials are scattered, 1 of which is an unidentified airman of the Royal Air Force. There are a further 4 Foreign National and 1 non world war service burials here.

Free
Booking not required

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WWI Cemetery Walks
Sep
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

WWI Cemetery Walks

Ford Park Cemetery (formerly known as Pennycomequick or Plymouth Old Cemetery) contains 769 burials of the First World War, more than 200 of them in a naval plot, the rest scattered throughout the cemetery. All of the 198 Second World War burials are scattered, 1 of which is an unidentified airman of the Royal Air Force. There are a further 4 Foreign National and 1 non world war service burials here.

Free
Booking not required

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