WW1 Commemoration Week of Activities

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    Saturday, November 10th

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    Commemorating 100 years since the end of World War 1...

    Holy Trinity Church Southport will hold a week of activities, beginning on Saturday 10 November, to pay tribute to those who took part in World War 1 and World War 2. On Sunday there will be a Remembrance Service with a two minute silence and a laying of the wreath.

    Price: Free

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    Most of the activities will be held on Saturday 10 November, 10am-4pm. Precise timings are still to be decided but will include:

    •    Live WW1 poetry, read by poets dressed as WW1 soldiers
    •    Artwork and poetry from Holy Trinity primary school and St John’s CoE school, Ainsdale
    •    Video report from the trenches – Formby High School
    •    Audio and written report of Shot at Dawn
    •    Silhouettes as part of the There But Not There project
    •    Original artwork
    •    Musical interludes
    •    Children’s activities
    •    Historian’s story (talk)
    •    A tribute to the police who took part in the war
    •    Memorabilia including original cigarette boxes, cartoon books of the day and mysterious letters!
    •    Trinity 'Mess' - delicious food and drink served in the Parish Centre amid street party style decorations
    •    On Sunday 11 November there will be a Remembrance Service with a two minute silence and laying of the wreath.
    •    The Film Journey’s End will be shown, timings to be confirmed
    •    On Friday 16 November a performance at the piano, with a sing-a-long of war time songs, in the Parish Centre at 1pm for 45 minutes. All welcome. Free, with refreshments.

    When: Remembrance Week, starting Saturday 10 November
    Times: Various
    Where: Holy Trinity Church and the adjacent Parish Centre, on Hoghton Street, Southport, PR9 0PN.

    Accessible for wheelchair users.

    All events are free. 

    Check out www.trinityarts.org.uk,  Facebook @SouthportTrinityArtsFestival or Twitter @TrinityArts2 nearer the time for schedule.

    There is some pay and display parking on the road outside the church but it may be better to park in a car park and walk to the church, which is close to town.

    Venue

    Holy Trinity Church
    Hoghton Street
    Southport
    PR9 0PN

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