Over the Wire


Over the Wire

Over the Wire

August 17 2018

Belgium Tour

Belgium Tour

We have just returned from performing at a number of WW1 Commemorative sites in Belgium. We were delighted to receive a personal invite to perform at The Menin Gate (Ypres), St George’s Memorial Church (Flanders Field), Cloth Hall (Ypres)..Read More

August 14 2018

Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing

Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing

Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing is a breathtaking monument to the fallen of World War One. As well as singing, we took considerable time to look at the names on the walls and offer our thanks for their service..Read More

August 13 2018

Lone Tree Crater / Pool of Peace

Lone Tree Crater / Pool of Peace

On our first day in Belgium we visited the Lone Tree Crate, also known as the Pool of Peace. It was quite difficult for us to comprehend how a World War One mine crater would eventually result in an..Read More

August 13 2018

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

When we arrived in Belgium we were immediately taken to Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Poperinge, Belgium. This was the first Commonwealth cemetery that we visited and the impact of this initial visit was clear for everyone to see. The..Read More

August 13 2018

Travelling to Belgium

Travelling to Belgium

Monday 13th August 2018 We are travelling to Belgium on a coach and ferry. The coach is travelling from Ferryhill to Dover so that we can get the ferry from Dover to Calais and then the coach will take..Read More

August 10 2018

Northumbria World War One Commemoration Project

Northumbria World War One Commemoration Project

On Friday 10th August 2018 the Over The Wire young people met Alan and Malcolm from the Northumbria World War One Project. Our young people were very interested to learn about the vast database produced by Alan and his..Read More

August 8 2018

St Hilda’s Church

St Hilda’s Church

On Wednesday, 8th August 2018, some of the Over the Wire young people and activity mentors visited St Hilda’s Church in Hartlepool to prepare for our World War One performance at St George’s Chapel, Flanders, Ypres in Belgium. St..Read More

August 8 2018

Heugh Battery Museum

Heugh Battery Museum

On Wednesday, 8th August 2018, we visited the Heugh Battery Museum; the only World War One Battlefield in the UK. The Over The Wire young people and activity mentors were taken on a private tour of the battlefield and..Read More

August 7 2018

Green Howards Museum

Green Howards Museum

On Tuesday, 7th August 2018, some of the young people engaged on the Over The Wire project visited The Green Howards Regimental Museum, Richmond. Adding to their previous visit to the museum, the young people participated in a range..Read More

August 5 2018

The Menin Gate

The Menin Gate

Enter will soon be performing at The Menin Gate, Belgium. Part of our Over The Wire project. We are honoured to be performing our own, commemorative songs at this most iconic of WW1 memorial sites. Enter CIC is back..Read More

July 29 2018

Green Howards Museum

Green Howards Museum

On Sunday, July 29th 2018, some of Enter’s upper school students were given a private tour of the Green Howards Museum, as part of our Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Over the Wire’ project. The tour included a number of exciting..Read More

July 15 2018

Arts Award Commencement

Arts Award Commencement

On top of rehearsing and conducting research our young people are also completing work books  (created by Enter CIC) specifically for our Heritage Lottery Fund ‘Over the Wire’ project. Completing these bespoke booklets will enable our young people to..Read More

July 11 2018

St Hilda’s Church

St Hilda’s Church

On Wednesday 11th July 2018 some members of the OTW Steering Committee visited St Hilda’s Church on the Hartlepool Headland. Whilst visiting this beautiful venue, we took time to photograph some of the commemorative memorials in the area. It..Read More

July 4 2018

Report – Heugh Battery Museum

Report – Heugh Battery Museum

Heugh Battery Museum When venturing towards the Heugh Battery Museum, I was surprised just how well the museum blended into its surroundings. The cold air and salt breeze added a unique atmosphere to our visit. As we stepped through..Read More

July 4 2018

Heugh Battery Museum

Heugh Battery Museum

The Over the Wire Steering Committee visited the Heugh Battery Museum on Wednesday 4th July 2018. The Heugh Battery Museum is the only World War One Battlefield site in the United Kingdom. Please click “Read More” to see images from..Read More

July 4 2018

Young Persons Report – National Museum of the Royal Navy

Young Persons Report – National Museum of the Royal Navy

When we first entered the Royal Navy Museum, we were greeted by our guide for the day, David. After a quick introduction to the team, he led us through the museum to the WW1 section. The museum focused on..Read More

July 4 2018

National Museum of the Royal Navy

National Museum of the Royal Navy

On Wednesday 4th July 2018, the Over the Wire Steering Committee visited the National Museum of The Royal Navy to commence their research for the ‘Over the Wire’ project. It was a fabulous visit and provided our first introduction..Read More

July 1 2018

Over The Wire Project Commencement

Over The Wire Project Commencement

With thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Over the Wire project commenced on Sunday 1st July 2018.