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Butt to Barra District News

Sgoil nan Loch - Mairi Maclennan (Gaelic Medium P7) has recently won a competition for her piece of artwork entitled ‘Fuil a’ Chogaidh’. ...

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Broxburn Academy artist celebrating after impressing judges during national competition

Broxburn Academy is celebrating more creative success after pupil Ryan Shaw took second place in the art category of the Never Such Innocence Art and Poetry Competition. ...

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St Patrick’s pupil wins poetry award

A moving poem about the Great War written by a Ballymena student has secured top prize in a nationwide literary competition. ...

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Josh’s poem about First World War sacrifice makes top five in UK

A pupil from Onchan Primary School has placed in the top five of a UK poetry competition with his poem capturing the essence of the First World War. ...

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West Lothian schoolgirl takes top poetry award

An S3 pupil at Broxburn Academy has won an international war poetry competition. ...

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Teenager from Overseal chosen to win arts award at House of Lords

A TALENTED pupil from Granville Sports College will be presented with a national award at the House of Lords for her artwork. ...

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Aileag: Never Such Innocence

Shona le fiosrachadh mun fharpais bàrdachd agus ealain Never Such Innocence ...

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Children remember soldiers with poetry

Children in the island have the chance to learn more about the First World War and remember the contribution of Manx soldiers through art and poetry. ...

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Manx children remember the First World War

Never Such Innocence (NSI), a First World War commemoration charity, is pleased to announce the launch of its 2015/16 poetry and art competition on the Isle of Man, the second edition of its resource and the publication of its play for schools. ...

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Take pride in Great War sacrifice

THE co-founder of national First World War commemoration charity, Never Such Innocence, visited Elizabeth College yesterday to help launch its latest competition for young people ...

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John Madejski Academy to host launch of nationwide First World War art and poetry competition

A school in Reading will host the launch of a nationwide competition next month which will see children submit artwork and poetry inspired by the First World War. The launch of Never Such Innocence's poetry and arts competition will be launched at the John Madejski Academy in Hartland R...

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Royals attend Never Such Innocence poetry launch

Last week Reading FC were pleased to attend the launch of the Never Such Innocence poetry and art competition as part of the Remembrance weekend commemoration.  ...

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How a new generation remembers - interview with Lady Lucy French, granddaughter of WWI General Sir John French

You may think the First World War too distant from the lives of today’s children for them to be interested – not so, says Lady Lucy French, great-granddaughter of the Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force, Sir John French, who was in the Island recently to launch a school poetry ...

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Charity initiative brings First World War into classroom

English-based charity Never Such Innocence aims to bring the war and early 20th century society and culture to life for today’s young people. ...

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Today’s teenage war poets make me proud

Something quite extraordinary happened recently on a normal Monday night at a private room linked to one of London’s best restaurants. Early diners lucky or influential enough to get a table at the iconic venue were gathering and trying not to show they were looking to see if someone famous was ...

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Transatlantic Ties to the Special Relationship

Global events in the second decade of the twenty-first century highlight that intelligence and security agreements remain vital amongst the English speaking countries of the world. As we mark the centennial of World War I, it is important that we set our shared values and interests within a wider ...

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Students impress in WWI art contest

Three Hope Valley College students have won prizes in an art competition. Rebekah Heath, Jude Wedgwood and Scarlett Cameron impressed the judges in the contest run by Never Such Innocence, a charity set up to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. The organisation was founded by L...

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Teen poet and University College School student Sam Kaplin wins prestigious national poetry competition

Fifteen-year-old Sam Kaplin, a Year 10 student at University College School, has won first place in a national poetry competition, run by education charity, Never Such Innocence. ...

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Charity of the week

NSI is charity of the week in The Week magazine. Click download below to read the article. ...

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BBC R4 The World Tonight

Excerpt from BBC Radio 4 programme 'The World Tonight' on 15th May 2014. The report about the Never Such Innocence Launch at the Australian High Commission in London. ...

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The Stage

Director of development at St James Theatre in London, Lucy French tells Maureen Paton about her career to date and her family link to the new First World War play, Never Such Innocence. ...

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NSI - House Magazine

Lucy French explains the thinking behind a special initiative commemorating the Centenary of World War One ...

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A sense of theatre…

Allan Mallinson meets Lady Lucy French, great-granddaughter of the first Commander-in-Chief of the BEF. Lady Lucy French is the great-granddaughter of Field Marshal Sir John French, the first commander-in-chief of British Expeditionary Force, which sustained heavy losses in the first weeks of t...

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Centenary News

The Imperial War Museum has announced its First World War Centenary Partnership’s Programme, which will present over 500 new exhibitions, 1,500 events across the UK and 700 new digital resources to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War. ...

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How Britain will mark Great War centenary

Plans for four years of plays, performances and exhibitions to commemorate the centenary of the start of First World War are unveiled on Monday. They feature more than 2,000 different public performances and shows across the country aimed at engaging the nation in the centenary commemorations. ...

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Town mouse visits Australia House

One hundred years ago this month, shouts of ‘coo-ee’ echoed around the new thoroughfare of London’s Aldwych, as George V laid the foundation stone of Australia House. Thirteen months later, Britain was at war, but the building continued to rise. Despite the submarines, Australian marble-dove...

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Broxburn Academy artist celebrating after impressing judges during national competition
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St Patrick’s pupil wins poetry award
Josh’s poem about First World War sacrifice makes top five in UK
West Lothian schoolgirl takes top poetry award
Teenager from Overseal chosen to win arts award at House of Lords
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Aileag: Never Such Innocence
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Children remember soldiers with poetry
Manx children remember the First World War
Take pride in Great War sacrifice
John Madejski Academy to host launch of nationwide First World War art and poetry competition
Royals attend Never Such Innocence poetry launch
How a new generation remembers - interview with Lady Lucy French, granddaughter of WWI General Sir John French
Charity initiative brings First World War into classroom
Today’s teenage war poets make me proud
Transatlantic Ties to the Special Relationship
Students impress in WWI art contest
Teen poet and University College School student Sam Kaplin wins prestigious national poetry competition
Charity of the week
BBC R4 The World Tonight
The Stage
NSI - House Magazine
A sense of theatre…
Centenary News
How Britain will mark Great War centenary
Town mouse visits Australia House

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