Watch the film of our project

As the Gallipoli Centenary Education Project draws to a close we are delighted to present a film which captures so many of its successes. The 12-minute film records the conference which we held in March 2016 but goes much further than that, highlighting the real impact of the project across the U.K. and
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British schools welcome Australian visitor

After inviting Kobi Watson to speak at our conference, we arranged for him to visit two of the schools we have been working with.  This is his account of the trip.   Straight after the conference I made my way down to Gosport with Connie and Jake from Bay House
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Art and music in Islington

One of our major projects is nearly complete in Islington, London.  Soldiers joined many different regiments but our schools there have been focussing on the experiences of the local regiment – the Finsbury Rifles – which went to Gallipoli in July 1915. Islington is a very different place a hundred
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From Devon to Gallipoli

2000 miles separates them, but in some ways Devon is similar to Gallipoli, with its beaches and countryside.  In other ways the two places are worlds apart, with their different history, culture, politics and religion.  What did the students and teachers on our most recent trip to Gallipoli think? This
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Children at the Cenotaph

Amongst the marchers at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday was a group from the Gallipoli Association and we were delighted to be able to include four children from Tufnell Park Primary School in the group. The four children – Amy, Charlie, Natalie and Ruby – were chosen to
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Edinburgh goes to Gallipoli

Students from two Edinburgh secondary schools have recently returned from Turkey after a battlefield trip to the Gallipoli peninsula. This was the second visit to the Gallipoli peninsula that the project has been able to organise and we were delighted to be able to take Scottish pupils. Thousands of Scottish soldiers
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Islington’s Gallipoli

In several places across Britain our regional projects have been getting going: in Devon several schools are working with two artists and the Multi Story Theatre Company, and there are two Scottish projects in Hawick and South Lanarkshire. In Islington, London, a project with a musical flavour has just started
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One of Gallipoli’s youngest grandsons writes for us

We are delighted to welcome Kobi Watson as our guest blogger.  Kobi, 15, is one of the youngest grandson of a Gallipoli veteran (also the youngest member of the Gallipoli Association!), and has just got back to Australia after joining 10,000 others at the Dawn Service at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli
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