A Story of Two Towns

An exhibition by Worcester Twinning Association
to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.
This is the story of Gouzeaucourt's suffering, its 'adoption' by Worcester in the war's aftermath and of the help given by Worcester's citizens to the people of Gouzeaucourt.

Worcester & Gouzeaucourt

The British League of Help

Founded in 1920 largely due to the efforts and leadership of Lady Bathurst Read More>>

La Ligue Britannique D'Aide

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Fetes and Carnivals were held to raise money to help parts of France and Belgium which were still suffering after the war ended. Read More>>

Collection de L'Argent >>

Wind Pump

In April 1921 Worcester offered to supply a wind pump to the town of Gouzeaucourt. It was manufactured by a firm from Worcester - Thomas and Son of Droitwich Road... 

Read more about how Worcester raised funds to help provide a water supply for Gouzeaucourt...