Letters from the Trenches Exhibition
13-19 October 2014: Loughborough Baptist Church 11 Baxter Gate, Loughborough
Letters from the Trenches
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
The town in 1914 – making up the parcels – women at war – memorabilia table – songs of the time – Conscientious Objectors
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
No Booking Needed No Charge