Basildon Students take part in Handball Tournament in Heiligenhaus.

Bromfords School makes history in Basildon’s Twin Town in Germany.  Last weekend 25 students and teachers from Bromfords School in Wickford travelled to Basildon’s Twin Town, Heiligenhaus, Germany to take part in a Handball Tournament. Forty-seven years ago a discussion took place in Germany about the possibility of a tour by a British Team from … More Basildon Students take part in Handball Tournament in Heiligenhaus.

The Peace Ride

  One of the foremost legacies of the last four years in Basildon has been the Forget Never Project’s membership of the National Children’s Football Alliance. This organisation promotes peace and reconciliation using the 1914 Christmas Truce kick-about as the inspiration for examining present day conflicts and understanding the need for peaceful solutions. Students from … More The Peace Ride

Final Exhibition at the Houses of Parliament

Members of the Forget Never Project Show Exhibits from the Four-Year Project in Parliament Members of the Forget Never – Sacrifice & Legacy team were invited to Parliament to show their project to invited guests and MPs. It was the project’s final event and there were important guests in attendance. Stephen Metcalfe MP and patron … More Final Exhibition at the Houses of Parliament

The Other Side of Peace – World War One Play

Two hundred people attend ‘The Other Side of Peace’ World War One Play at Woodlands School On Saturday 10 November 2018,  two hundred people attended ‘The Other Side of Peace’, a World War One play at Woodlands School, Basildon. It was the final play from the Forget Never World War One Project, written by local … More The Other Side of Peace – World War One Play

Unveiling of the ‘Empty Chair’ at Lochnagar Crater, Somme, France

The unveiling of the ‘Empty Chair’ Memorial at the Lochnagar Crater, The Somme. On Sunday the 4th November 2018, members of the Forget Never Sacrifice and Legacy Project team unveiled the ‘Empty Chair’ memorial at the Lochnagar Crater, on the Somme. It will commemorate the end of World War One and leave a lasting legacy … More Unveiling of the ‘Empty Chair’ at Lochnagar Crater, Somme, France

Forget Never Exhibition – 29 and 30 September 2018

Over 1000 people visited our World War One Exhibition at Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September 2018. They came to see the culmination of four years’ work by the Forget Never Team to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War One. The exhibition gave an insight into the … More Forget Never Exhibition – 29 and 30 September 2018

World War One Memorial Cricket Match Remembers Fallen Soldiers

WW1 Memorial Cricket Match remembers fallen soldiers On Friday 18 August 2018, Wickford Cricket Club hosted a World War One Memorial cricket match in memory of the members of the club who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Great War.  Local Olympian and All Round British gymnastics champion, Brinn Bevan, played and presented trophies to … More World War One Memorial Cricket Match Remembers Fallen Soldiers