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Young Men rehearsal shot 17 December 2014

Balletboyz at Sadler’s Wells

BalletBoyz much anticipated new full length show Young Men premieres at Sadler’s Wells on 14-18 January 2015. Exploring the bonds that form between men that train and fight together, Young Men is choreographed by Iván Pérez and features an original score by composer…

Film still from Resemblance, Claire Cunningham, 2014

Does it Matter? films receive award

Our commission Does it Matter? has received the Award for Performance under 10 minutes from International Disability Film Festival, For Picture this…film festival. The films will be screened from in March 2015, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with a special Gala Awards Evening…

£3 MILLION GRANT TO 14-18 NOW

Chancellor of the Exchequer announces major grant towards projects focused on northern cities including Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield and Newcastle, to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Jenny Waldman, Director of 14-18 NOW said: ‘We are delighted that the Chancellor…

Chloe Dewe Mathews at Tate Modern

Tate Modern’s exhibition Conflict, Time, Photography opens this week until March 2015 featuring Chloe Dewe Mathews’ Shot at Dawn, one of the 14-18 NOW commissions in 2014.  Read here as she discusses her work and click here to book tickets for…

Book of Letters to the Unknown Soldier published today

Our commission LETTER TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER received a huge and moving response. Publisher William Collins was so impressed that they have created a special book published today.  Artists Neil Bartlett and Kate Pullinger have personally selected over 130 letters…

Film inspired by If it wasn’t for their wellies

Produced by Live Music Now Scotland as a result of 14-18 NOW commission, If it wasn’t for their wellies, the Live Music Now performers Geoffrey Tanti and Laura Margaret Smith collected memories from care home residents and lunch club users,…

A New Chapter For The Giants

After five memorable days in Liverpool with the Giants, Liverpool City Council has commissioned a book which is set to contain more than 100 beautiful images of Memories of August 1914 – the spectacular event which took place from 23-27…

spectra by Ryoji Ikeda, 2014

British Library, 6.30 – 8pm, Thursday 4 December 2014 As part of LIGHTS OUT, for seven nights in August, London’s night sky was punctuated by a sublime tower of light.  Created by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, spectra first appeared at…

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A new film by Peter Jackson

The First World War proved to be a landmark in cinema history – the first time that the horrors of war could be caught on camera. Peter Jackson, best known for directing The Lord of the Rings trilogy, will be…

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