Great War Group Conference 2021


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Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th October 2021

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Headquarters, Maidenhead

What Can I Expect?

  • Lots of opportunities to hear leaders in their fields talking about their research.
  • Lots of opportunities to engage and discuss WW1.
  • The chance to purchase books and other items that will appeal to the consummate War Bore (TM)
  • Social events in the evenings
  • A service of remembrance on Sunday before we disperse. 

Friday 22nd October:

Those staying for the whole weekend will converge in the evening and engage in social activity! Fingers crossed, without any masks. 

Saturday 23rd October: How will the day look?

(Seminars will be limited to 20-30 attendees and feature three experts on the subject matter. The format will be an hour of free-flowing discussion incorporating questions from the audience.)

09:30 Doors Open 

10:30 First Seminar Sessions 

12:00 Second Seminar Sessions 

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Third Seminar Sessions

15:10 Peter Hart Keynote Speech (A brand new talk, it’s a secret for     now!)

16:10 Simon Verdegem Keynote Speech (The work of Skylarcs and finding the missing in 2021)

Evening dinner and social event.

Details of seminar topics will be released in due course. You will then have the opportunity to indicate your preferences. 

Sunday 24th October:

We will be carrying out a mid-morning, non-religious service of remembrance at Maidenhead War Memorial. This event is open to all. Nobody should have to pay to honour war dead. We will release details to the public in advance. 

What Do I Get?

  • Admission to a minimum of two of three seminar sessions (you will get to prioritise which ones in due course) 
  • Admission to both keynote speakers’ presentations. 
  • Tea and coffee, and lunch. 
  • You will also receive a generous and very shiny souvenir pack from the GWG and CWGC. 


  • In addition to shopping opportunities, reps will also be present from various Battlefield Tour Companies to talk to you about their upcoming, exciting events. 
  • CWGC has a bar on site. The alcohol is not included in the price of your ticket.
  • There will be a lounge area for you to mingle with other like-minded military historians and enthusiasts open throughout the day.
  • Attendees will receive a booking pack with further information on local amenities, hotels and transport on booking.

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