Centenary Fields Plaque Unveilings
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Each and every site protected under the Centenary Fields programme has its own unique story and history.
As part of its dedication each site receives a Centenary Fields plaque. Many newly protected sites choose to hold a dedication or unveiling ceremony and formally reveal their new plaque. Below are just a selection of the Centenary Fields plaque unveilings to have taken place so far and their stories.
An area of Bellevue Park, Wrexham was dedicated as a Centenary Field on Sunday 22nd May 2016 by Wrexham County Borough Council.
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has joined forces with Fields in Trust to preserve a former WWI facility as a Centenary Field. The site of the Whitehead Aerodrome was protected as a Centenary Field in a dedication ceremony at Bentra Golf Course on Thursday 7th July 2016.
Centenary Park, a new park in Newbold, Warwickshire, was protected forever by Rugby Borough Council as a Centenary Field at a ceremony in April 2016. Over the last two years this previously derelict allotment site has been transformed into a new public park to serve the community
In a ceremony on Monday 9th November 2015 East Dunbartonshire Council dedicated both Coronation Gardens in Lenzie and Allander Park in Milngavie as Centenary Fields.
The Cumbernauld Community Memorial Peace Garden, in North Lanarkshire was dedicated as the latest Centenary Field in Scotland on Sunday 22nd May 2016.
A dedication event took place on Saturday 21st May 2016 at the Redoubt Gardens in Eastbourne to mark the site’s protection, forever, as a Centenary Field.
Weston Park in Sheffield was dedicated as a Centenary Field with a plaque unveiling as part of a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.