Of the 700,000 Scots who joined the forces, more than 100,000 died. Nearly every village, city and town in Scotland has some form of memorial displaying the names of their war dead.
WW100 Scotland aims to inform people about Scotland's unique contribution to World War One and help them discover the effects of the war on their local communities and its lasting impact on life in Scotland today.
is proud to launch the centenary commemorative tour of this acclaimed multimedia production Far, Far From Ypres, with our partners Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland. World War One music and songs from a Scottish perspective.
Completed* Sunday 5th August - Victoria Halls, Selkirk Tickets: Scott's Book Store, Selkirk. Online
Completed* Thursday 9th August - His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen. Box Office
Completed* Wednesday 29th August - Corran Halls, Oban 01631 567333 More info ASAP
Completed* Friday 31st August - Aros Centre, Portree, Skye Box Office or 01478 613750
Completed* Saturday 1st September - MacPhail Centre, Ullapool MacPhail Centre or 01854 613336
Sunday 7th October - Whitehall Theatre, Dundee https://www.dundeebox.co.uk/Online/mapSelect.asp
Sunday 14th October - Albert Halls, Stirling Box Office or 01786 274000
Sunday 21th October - Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Tickets ASAP
More info 01463 234 234 Online
Sunday 28th October - Theatre Royal, Dumfries Box Office or 01387 254209
Sunday 11th November - Usher Hall, Edinburgh Box Office or 0131 2281155
"A standing ovation raised the roof of the Queen’s Hall for several minutes after the show had finished. It was a stirring end to a night commemorating a terrible tragedy, one that left the entire audience moved and sombre, but strangely elated."