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Remember Together

How remembering shared history can bring people from different faiths and ethnic backgrounds together - and promote integration.

A day to give thanks to all who served

A new British Legion campaign asks us all to say 'Thank You' to those who served 100 years ago in WW1, both British troops and those from all over the world. British Future is proud to be part of the 'Thank You' movement.

Descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers and white officers uncover shared history: video

On 31 October 1914, Sepoy Khudadad Khan became the first Muslim recipient of the Victoria Cross, the nation’s highest award for bravery. To mark this anniversary, this new film from British Future explores what happened when descendants of WW1 Muslim soldiers came together with descendants of white WW1 Indian Army officers to learn more about their shared history at the National Archives

“No culture wars please, we’re British” – WW1 Centenary should be about reconciliation, not victory, says public

Voters on both sides of the referendum divide reject more politicised interpretations of the WW1 Centenary and would rather focus on reconciliation than victory, according to new research tracking public attitudes to the Centenary commemorations.

Somme centenary unites a divided Britain

Sunder Katwala on how Britain will set aside political divisions and come together to mark the Somme centenary

Marking a century of Muslim service in British armed forces

An event has launched a new Armed Forces Muslim Forum, committed to deepening relationships between the armed forces and Britain’s Muslim communities, writes Sunder Katwala.