Letters from the Trenches Exhibition

13-19 October 2014: Loughborough Baptist Church 11 Baxter Gate, Loughborough

Letters from the Trenches

Exhibition

Loughborough Baptist Church   11 Baxter Gate

October 13 – 19  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(10.00 a.m. on Saturday 18th)

WW1 Remembering Loughborough servicemen who had been boys in the Sunday School – 65 of them. They received Christmas Parcels and wrote back – over 200 letters

The Assembly Hall was used for wounded soldiers

Attractive booklet

The town in 1914 – making up the parcels – women at war – memorabilia table – songs of the time – Conscientious Objectors

And more….

Talks in the Lunchtimes

12.30 – each day

Monday 13th            The Poetry of Woodbine Willie who served as a Padre in the First World War. Rev.David Butcher

Tuesday 14th            The Story of the Unknown Warrior . John Sutton  Leicestershire and Rutland Western Front Association

Wednesday 15th            We Will Not Fight: WW1 Conscientious Objectors. John Sutton. Leicestershire and Rutland Western Front Association

Thursday 16th            Bill Brookman as “Old Billy” presents Songs from the Trenches

Charnwood Great War Centenary Project

Friday 17th            The Art Scene in the First World War. Ray Sutton. Popular local speaker

Saturday 18th            1914-2014. A Time of  Remembrance : Sequence of Landscapes, Art, Poetry and Music. Roger Willson.

 Roger has been leading pilgrimages to First World War Battlefields for 30 years.

                                    (Boys Brigade Band from Trinity Methodist Church will play from 10.00 a.m.)

Enquiries to the Church Office: Tel: 01509 215642. E Mail: office@lbcweb.org.uk

No Booking Needed                                                             No Charge

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