Powys War Memorials Project

2014-19: A Mark of Respect

Powys County Council secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cadw (the Welsh Government's historic environment service) and the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority for the Powys War Memorials Project 2014-19: A Mark of Respect to commemorate the centenary of World War 1.


Find the Powys War Memorials Project Films promoting the project here


Some of the aims of the project were to: 

1. Find, record and map all the war memorials in Powys. 

Please follow this link through Living Legacies 1914-18 Engagement Centre to find the Powys war memorials – Welsh Memorial and Honour Rolls of WW1’:

2. Provide funding for World War 1 memorials and their surroundings in Powys to be repaired, restored or maintained.  

3. Organise free training for communities in Powys, e.g. how to research names on war memorials or how to clean them.

4. Work with communities in Powys to develop World War 1 walks and trails. 


5. Organise and facilitate World War 1 events and activities, such as film screenings or musical performances. 

6. Support other World War 1 programmes, projects and initiatives. 

Find the Youth Project WWI Play 'Through the dark clouds shining', filmed in Welshpool here: 

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