Stannington Parish Centenary Festival of Remembrance

St Mary’s Church Stannington
Stannington Village Hall
Stannington
Northumberland
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The village of Stannington will be holding a four day Festival of Remembrance which begins at 7pm on Thursday 8th November at St Mary’s Church when Viscount Ridley will officially open the Festival. The church will preview a Commemorative Flower Festival which will run until Sunday 11th November. There will also be a book signing event by Richard Tolson where the public can purchase the three volume book “Stannington for King and Country” On Friday 9th November the children of Stannington First School will carry out a re-enactment of the March undertaken by the school children of the Parish in November 1918, thirty six girls will be wearing the Stannington Red Cloaks each named after a man from the Parish who was killed during the Great War. The boys will be wearing a red scarf issued by Lady Ridley. The victory parade will be followed by a Peace Tea held in the village hall. At 10am on Saturday 10th of November the village will host a World War One Living experience featuring a working WW1 tank, a replica WW1 monoplane, WW1 re-enactors a WW1 trench, 16th Lancers Cavalry display and 29th Field Kitchen. There will also be a Vickers machine gun and WW1 effects from the Blyth Battery. Food and crafts from local businesses will be available. At 7.30pm there will be a themed WW1 dance held in the Village Hall. On Sunday 11th November there will be a special Remembrance Service held at St Mary’s Church Stannington. The event will close on the evening with a music concert by the Backworth Colliery Brass band. See Facebook for further details Stannington Parish Centenary Festival of Remembrance

Dates & times for Stannington Parish Centenary Festival of Remembrance , Stannington

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Thursday08/11/2018Sunday11/11/201819:00 - 17:00
November 8th until November 11th 2018
Dogs / pets allowed at Stannington Parish Centenary Festival of Remembrance  Shows & Displays Event Pet friendly
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