We’re giving our members the chance to win a trip to Chester 2022 from anywhere in the world.


You have until 30th June 2022 to submit an article, up to 3,500 words, on any First World War Subject. We’re not looking for the biggest brain, or the loftiest academic idea. We’re looking for somone to broaden our horizons and entertain a crowd with their story in Chester.

1st prize – Travel expenses from anywhere in the world – Accomodation in chester – Conference gold package  – £200 spending money – A spot hosting your topic in one of our seminars – Publication in salient points – A swag bag of war books!

2nd Prize – Accomodation in chester – conference gold package    £100 spending money – Publication in salient points – A swag bag of war books!

3rd prize – Conference gold package  -Publication in salient points – A swag bag of war books!


Some small print:

All entries should be emailed to gwgjournal@gmail.com

Competition open to Great War Group members only

All entrants must be members of the Great War Group when submitting their article, and until at least the 31st December 2022.

Entries can be submitted in English, French, German or Italian, but the first prize winner will need to present at Chester in English. We can provide a support host if necessary.

On request, entrants will be assigned a trustee who can provide support during the writing process and assist with source and reading recommendations, and editing.

Entries will be judged by a panel of the Great War Group’s trustees and announced no later than 31st July 2022.

Publication of the winning articles will occur by 15th February 2023.

If you have already purchased a place at the conference and you are selected as a winner, you will have the option of our refund or having the cost of your ticket added to your spending money.

There is no age limit for entrants, or minimum/maximum qualification.