‘ Twitter and Social Media Commemorate World War One with Mary Beard ‘

#AceHistory2ResearchNews – July 04 – Commemorating World War 1 – Mary Beard will lead a team of experts in a huge Twitter event, #TalkingWW1, on Friday 4 July from 9:00 to 18:45, marking one month till the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

​The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is leading on plans to commemorate this significant milestone in world history. #TalkingWW1 will give the public a chance to find about Centenary plans, see how they can get involved and explore the history of the First World War with some of the UK’s top experts.

The organisations partnering with DCMS on #talkingWW1 are the Royal British Legion, Imperial War Museum, the National Archives, the Florence Nightingale Museum, Tesco, Football Remembers, The Last Post project, English Heritage and the Wilfred Owen Association.

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