The Two Worlds project was set up by the Town and Country Foundation in response to the Government's cut backs in defence spending and the redundancies that have resulted and are continuing to occur. Our aim was to highlight the issues faced by ex-Servicemen and women through conflicts past and present and to offer guidance and practical support as they make the transition from military to civilian life. 

While the project is now complete we continue to offer support to ex-Servicemen and women. This website now summarises the successes and outcomes of the project as well as offering signposting to other supporting organisations.

We would recommend the following organisations who are active in support of the veteran community:

as well as our own partners whose details can be found here.

What the project has achieved

Much has happened since the project launched with the first exhibition in January 2013. During this time, we've reached out successfully to the community and been able to offer real help and support to...


Legacy Exhibition

Legacy, the third and final exhibition in the Two Worlds trilogy, launched at the Trinity Gallery in Tunbridge Wells on Thursday the 16th of October 2014. It completes the Two Worlds Project through a moving and thought-provoking exhibition of mementoes and artefacts, loaned by people...

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Acknowledgements and Thanks

There are so many people to thank for all their help and support during the Two Worlds project. It would not have been such a successful initiative without the enthusiasm, creativity and sheer hard work of the following individuals and organisations listed here . We salute you all.


The inability to manage personal finances was one of the biggest welfare challenges facing members of the Armed Forces.

Rupert Jones, The Guardian 9 November 2012