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The Great War


Silent film: The Battle of the Somme w/ Live Orchestra- 30 Sept

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Talk: The Great War- David Jones, British War Artist & Poet

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The Great War Centenary- Poppy Knitting Project

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At the end of the month Lewisham Local History and Archives Centre is taking part in the Somme100 film project to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. This is an international project which aims to screen the iconic 1916 First World War Battle together with a live orchestra playing a modern score. Date: Friday …

David Jones- British War Artist and War Poet Date: Sunday 2 November Time: 3.00pm- 5.30pm Location: St Margaret’s Church, Lee Terrace,  SE13 5BT Artist David Jones was born in Brockley in 1895 and studied at the Camberwell School of Art.  David went on to serve for three years  with the Royal Welch Fusiliers on the  Western Front …

Commemorate WWI in your community Community groups all over the country are finding ways to commemorate the Centenary of the beginning of the First World War. The Heritage Lottery Fund is offering grants to community projects in their Understanding the First World War project from 2014 – 2018. The funding aims to help groups, communities …

Fig Tree Guest House on Duncrevie Road is launching a project to mark the centenary of the Great War in 1914. They are looking for local knitters and crocheters –   expert and beginners –  to help creating a knitted Field of Remembrance made up of hundreds of poppies in aid of  The British Legion charity. Poppies …