Centenary Fields is a partnership between The Royal British Legion and Fields in Trust and works with landowners to protect at least one green space in each of the local authorities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The project was created in commemoration of the centenary of the First World War and the sacrifice made by those who gave their lives in the conflict. It was launched by HRH The Duke of Cambridge at the Coventry War Memorial Park.
For the future
The protected sites could be war memorial parks or recreation grounds, memorial gardens, parks and recreation grounds that contain war memorials, or other valued green space that will create a tangible local legacy valued by communities for generations to come.
“Please support Fields in Trust and The Royal British Legion to commemorate this important landmark in our history and help remembrance to live on through Centenary Fields.”HRH The Duke of Cambridge, President, Fields in Trust
The Royal British Legion and Fields in Trust invited all first-tier local authorities and councils as well as Town and Parish Councils in the UK to participate.
The programme will run over the four years of the commemorations and establish a legacy by November 2018, the Centenary of the end of the First World War.
Find out more at www.fieldsintrust.org/centenaryfields.
Photos courtesy of Mark Radford.