A Day to commemorate the end of fighting in the First World War

Bourne Hall Museum

A Day to commemorate the end of fighting in the First World War

Event / Concert / Living history or re-enactment
Epsom, Surrey, England
23/09/2018 - 23/09/2018

10am to 1.30pm A day at Bourne Hall in gratitude for those who fought in the First World War In the morning Bourne Hall Museum will be using re-enactors to give some idea of what life was like for the men at the front including a cook with his working stove, Padre, officer and troops with a Vickers Machine Gun! There will be displays and talks on feeding the troops, gas training, infantry weapons and machine-gunning. Also a field hospital with four nurses. 2pm to 4pm A Free Thank You Concert and Picnic organised by the British Legion, with performers including Oatlands Pipe Band, Ewell Castle School Choir, Epsom and Ewell Male Voice Choir and the singer Sandra Gaye. The concert will climax in a sing-song of the greatest hits of the time. Bring your picnic and join in with a big thank-you to the men and women who served in the Great War. There will be a stalls selling refreshments. Do you have relations who lived in Epsom and Ewell and served in the Great War? We would like to hear from you – your family stories could form part of the day.

Suitable for
Any age

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  1. Gordon Francis

    We are interested in coming to the somme film day on 02/07 2016 can we please be advise when tickets are available and the cost of these please.
    Ilook forward to hearing from you soon

    • Imogen Middleton

      Thank you for your interest in our screening of the Battle of the Somme film. The event will be free and registration for tickets will be available on the website soon – keep your eyes peeled!

    • Hello,

      Registration for the Battle of the Somme film screening in Wimbledon is now possible. Please visit the News page of the Carved in Stone website (www.merton.gov.uk/carvedinstone) for the event details.
      If you would like to attend, please email the Carved in Stone team at: [email protected]

      Thank you Surrey in the Great War for promoting the event. We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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