First World War Centenary Partnership

From 2014 to 2018, across the world, nations, communities and individuals of all ages will come together to mark, commemorate and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First World War.

Visit and browse the Centenary events calendar to find out what’s on near you. Join us and take part in this global commemoration.

The First World War Centenary Programme is a vibrant global programme of cultural events, exhibitions and activities, and online resources that connect current and future generations with the lives, stories and impact of the First World War. The programme is presented by the First World War Centenary Partnership, a network of local, regional, national and international cultural and educational organisations, led by IWM.

Podcast series

This fascinating series of podcasts uses original recordings from IWM's sound archive to mark the Centenary.

Centenary programme

Take part in this global commemoration. Visit to find out what's on.

First World War

From soldiers' favourite slang words to stunning aerial artwork, learn some surprising facts about the First World War.