Who we are

About Us

Never Such Innocence is a registered charity (number 1156148) in England and Wales and is a unique project fitting into the wider series of 2014-2018 centenary activities. Our aim is to ensure young people nationally are inspired, informed and included in the centenary activities. The charity t...

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Trustees

Lady Lucy French (Founder and Trustee) Lady Lucy French founded Never Such Innocence in March 2014 prior to this she was the Development Director of the St James Theatre, London. She was responsible for marketing, PR and revenue generation at St James, the first new theatre built in London for th...

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Team

President Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P) Founding President The Duke of Westminster KG CB CVO OBE TD CD DL Founder and Chief Executive  Lady Lucy French  Chair Leslie MacLeod Miller Executive Committee The Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea CBE DL Simon Blagde...

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Partners

The success to date of Never Such Innocence would not be possible without the support and engagement of our partners ...

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Who we are

About Us
Trustees
Team
Partners

Competition

Enter the Competition
NSI Competition Resources
Poetry & Art Competition
Songs of the Centenary
2017-18 Roadshow
Past Competitions
Past Roadshows

Resources

NSI Competition Resources
First World War Fiction
NSI Playscript
Other Resources

Events

NSI at the Ulster Museum
2017-2018 Launch - Birmingham
2016-17 Awards Ceremony
NSI at Canada House
2015-16 Awards Ceremony
Pilot Competition Awards
A Night At The Ivy
Pilot Competition Launch
NSI & Belgium
NSI Launch

Support us

How to Support
Sponsors
Supporters

Press

Schools take party in Great War remembrance event
Rebecca chosen for Passchendaele role
'It was unprecedented' Battle of Passchendaele remembered
Young Poet Rewarded with invitation to Passchendaele
Youngsters invited to get creative in helping to commemorate 100 years since the First World War
Poetry success for Orkney school pupil
Children to commemorate WW1 onboard ship
'Salonika Remembers' - schools invited to explore CWGC sites in Greece
Brighton student wins international art competition
Rule Britannia with Mappin & Webb's military watches
Island youngsters collect awards at House of Lords
Butt to Barra District News
Broxburn Academy artist celebrating after impressing judges during national competition
Lewis and Harris pupils at House of Lords to receive awards
Around Orkney
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
Never Such Innocence - Commemorating the Men and Women of the Great War
Aileag: Never Such Innocence
Never forget: Glasgow youngsters remember the First World War
Lest we forget: War charity launches schools competition
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

Contact Us

Contact Us

Registered Charity Number 1156148 - Company Number 8680319