The Felling Heritage Group's major project for 2014 was to plan and execute a commemoration of The Outbreak of WWI as it impacted on the residents of The Felling. See programme
The Group sought to identify all those organisations/schools who wished to participate and to secure some funding. We wanted a celebrity and everyone favoured John Grundy because of his history background and his 15 years teaching in The Felling. He was very happy to accommodate

For the Felling Folk Roll of Honour, 
compiled by the very hard working and dedicated Gordon and Marian 

Here and Here and Here

At the request of the Chairman an inspection was made of the Heworth Burn/Garden of Remembrance area which featured in the Commemoration. A litter pick was subsequently carried out by 3 group members and the Council were asked to carry out work beyond the capabilities of our volunteers. To get a better picture, view this video. All the work was indeed carried out by the Council

The Felling Heritage Group's banner was produced. Click the link to see its progression

A video of the magnificent wild flower display created by Gateshead Council in the Windy Nook Nature Reserve

Felling Park was made over as it was the destination of the march from the Garden of Remembrance

Here's the video of the Banner Parade

And here's a compilation of shared photos

Here's the video of the Washington British Legion's Blessing of the refurbished Garden of Remembrance and War Memorial on Sunday 3rd August 2014, which was attended by several members of The Felling Heritage Group

WWI Clothing Show at Gateshead Library on 23 Oct 2014 visited by several members of the Group

Poppified Burning Brand

Isn't this a great poppy pic?

WW1 songs

For the lyrics

The first of many BBC films on WW1

Postcards, including the silk embroidered ones made by French and Belgian women and bought by British soldiers to send back home with general greetings or for birthdays, Christmas, sweethearts