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St Anne’s Roman Catholic High School – Our Experiences with Anglia Tours

Jenny Howe is Head of History at St Anne’s RC High School in Stockport. She has been running guided history trips with Anglia to Ypres & Somme and …

Anglia Guide Dickie Knight at the WFA Service of Remembrance

On the 11th November, to mark the 99th Anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Western Front Association held a Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. If you were watching the television coverage …

The Development of the Tank

Written by Gareth Davies  

How to assault an enemy trench system that was protected by barbed wire and machine guns was a challenge that was being thought about at the end of 1914 and a number of ideas were starting …

The Armistice and its effect

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 the guns fell silent across the Western Front. Although my grandfathers were both there the one question about the war that I never …

Wilfred Owen 1893 – 1918

‘All that was strongest in Wilfred Owen survives in his poems…he pitied others although he did not pity himself….. he attained a clear vision of what he needed to say, and (his) poems survive him as his true and splendid

Forgotten Heroes 14-19 Foundation – an Anglia guide’s view


Earlier this year we were delighted to announce that Anglia Tours Limited had been selected to act as the Appointed Tour Operator of Forgotten Heroes 14-19 Limited. Working in collaboration with the Forgotten Heroes 14-19 Foundation, we are now …

The Remembrance Image Project

An introduction for schools

Simon Gregor is an Anglia guide who also works as a freelance photographer.  He set up the Remembrance Image Project in 2013, as part of the Centenary commemorations for the First World War.  His is aim

Anglia guide wins bravery award

Richard Burgess, one of Anglia’s team of expert guides, certainly has many strings to his bow. Not only is he a Detective Sergeant with Essex Police but he is also undertaking the discernment process for ordination as a Church of …

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