19th Meeting 19/11/2015

Volunteers and Representatives

Bottesford Parish WW1 Centenary Project
Volunteers and Representatives Meeting

Thursday 19th November  2015

7.30pm Bottesford Chapel Meeting Room, Devon Lane, Bottesford

Apologies –  Susan Meech, Bill Pinfold, John Simpson, Heather Stokes

Matters arising and updates
Remembrance Weekend Exhibition – St Mary’s Church, 7-8 November
Feedback & numbers  – see slides

Textile Banner Primary School
Stitchers etc – see slides

Planning & Drafting Commemorative War Memorial Biographies – see slides

Future events and activities
May Weekend Events and May Gala – Saturday 30/4 – 2/5 2016 – WW1 events in hand – see slides

Bell Ringing and Belfry Tours – confirmed; WW1 Heritage Walk – tba;

Artists of the remount’ – First World War artists depicting images of the horse in WWI
12/9-12/12 Carnegie Museum, Melton Mowbray & Museum of the HorseTuxford  – proposed staging of exhibition in Bottesford in 2016 – May or November  depending on availability of School Room, costs and people to act as stwards

Reading WW1 Photographs

Thank you to Jonathan D’Hooghe – for the annotations – please see slides.

WW1 Museum Visit, Martin Lincs tba for the New Year – thank you to Jonathan D’Hooghe for liaising on this.

Future meetings
21/1/16; 18/2/16; 17/3/16

Volunteers hours – please submit to Mike Meech

David Bend’s file of Grantham Journal Obituaries for those who died post WW1 – thank you David for the many hours spent on the project in Grantham Library

Celebration cake and ‘coffee’

All the very best for Christmas and the New Year

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