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How To Get Involved

Everyone is touched in some way by the First World War and the generation who lived through it. You can say Thank You through your family, community, place of work – or simply as an individual. Explore the First World War heritage where you live and find reasons for giving thanks.

Every One Remembered

Say Thank You to one of the 1.1 million Service men and women who gave their lives in WW1 and help us commemorate everyone by the end of 2018. 

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Creative competition

If you’d like to say Thank You by expressing your creative flare, then our competition is the perfect opportunity for you. Enter your Thank You inspired art, poetry or music for a chance to win some great prizes and be part of the Thank You movement.

Art

Whether you’re inspired by modern art, pop art, the Renaissance period or anything in-between find out more about how to enter your art into our Thank You competition.

Music

Music is the perfect way to express your sentiment for just about anything. Whatever the music genre, find out more about how to enter your original work into the competition.

Poetry

Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon and John McCrae were just some of the famous war poets whose work depicted life at the time so poignantly. Help us say Thank You to all those who paved our legacy by entering your poetry in to the competition.

Schools

Take a look at our free resources for schools. There's a whole host of lesson plans available to inspire creativity around WW1.

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Families

Keep entertained during the school holidays with our Thank You activity packs. They are jam-packed with lots of interesting information and activities to inspire your child's creativity.

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NMA Poppy Field

Today is your opportunity to write a message and have it included in our Centenary Field of Thanks at The National Arbotoreum, our nation’s centre of Remembrance.

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What is Thank You

100 years ago the guns fell silent on the world’s first truly global war. We believe it is time to think about all of those who lived through this tragic and remarkable time - and who put Britain on the path to becoming what it is today. It’s time to say Thank You for all they did for us.

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Thank You resources

Other resources

We also have these resources available in Welsh, please contact our Thank you team for more info: thankyou@britishlegion.org.uk.