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An Iconic WW1 Item

It might seem unlikely that a piece of domestic knitting could be an iconic item from the First World War, but I feel this is one. This example was knitted for ‘Tell Them of Us’ from an original WW1 pattern. Knitted for the comfort and protection its owner, this glove is also designed to help them kill. Read More

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Watch ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo

We are delighted to announce that you can now watch our WW1 film ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo. It costs as little as £1.00 to view. Click here to go to Vimeo. Waiting – 1917 (c) Nick Loven

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Charity premiere of William’s Story

Charity Premiere of the drama-documentary ‘William’s Story’ sequel to the film ‘Tell Them of Us’ which told the WWI story of Crowder brothers. Tickets now on sale. All proceeds to the Thimbleby St. Margaret’s Church Restoration Fund.

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In the Trenches 1918

Two weeks ago we filmed the first part of William Crowder’s first hand account of the German Spring Offensive. On duty in a front line trench and in charge of communications, William was awarded the DSO for his courage in keeping the line open. Here are some of the screen captures from filming by cinematographer and Read More

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21st March 1918 The Spring Offensive

Today, March the 21st, is the 97th anniversary of the most critical twenty four hours in William Crowder’s life as he is caught up in the German Spring Offensive, Kaiserschlacht. Follow our Kickstarter campaign for updates. Adam Fox as William Crowder Part One: The Battle Commences Part Two: 21st March 1918, Spring Offensive begins Part Three: 21st March Read More

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William’s Story

Our 2014 WWI film ‘Tell Them of Us’, is the true story of one Lincolnshire family, made to commemorate the outbreak of WWI. Their story was told from the home front and the perspective of those left behind. It is now available on DVD. One story remained untold however; what happened to William Crowder at Read More

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Last chance to see:

For the last month ‘Tell Them of Us’ – the untold story of one Lincolnshire family – has been showing in the auditorium screen at The Collection, Lincoln. It has been accompanied by the ‘Centenary Stitches’ exhibition of the costumes made for, and the story of, the film. The last showings of this WW1 commemorative Read More