Tag Archives: Talks

Meet author Stuart Binns at Springfield Campus

Please click on the link below for information about Stuart Binns at Springfield Community Campus on Thursday March 5, 7pm talking about his book The Shadow of War, a novel about love and heroism in the Great War. 2015 03 … Continue reading

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Wootton Bassett in the Great War

Wootton Bassett in the Great War Join us for an evening commemorating the story of the town and its people during World War One. Book launch of ‘Wootton Bassett in the Great War’ by Sheridan Parsons. War poetry readings by … Continue reading

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Sam Sweeney’s Fiddle – Made In The Great War

WW1 summoned to life through evocative, haunting folk storytelling. In 2009 Sam Sweeney, fiddle player with the rabble-rousing folk big-band Bellowhead, bought a 1915 violin part-made by luthier and some-time music hall performer Richard Spencer Howard. Richard was conscripted and … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Just War

Talk: Reflections on a Just War, Salisbury Cathedral 7.30 11 November 2014 An evening with Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury – no booking, retiring collection.

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West Country Regiments in the Great War

Illustrated talk on 1 December to Warminster Museum & History Society by Tim Saunders on West Country Regiments in the Great War. Meeting at Warminster Library at 7.30, with entrance at the rear door. Visitors welcome £3.

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Great War Centenary presentations 12 September

Second in a series of talks at All Saints’ church, Westbury, commemorating the Great War, “Mons to the Marne and back again”. The story of ‘The Old Contemptibles’. The Legend of the ‘Angels of Mons’, the Retreat, the ‘Miracle of … Continue reading

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The Tank Corps in Wiltshire during WW1

Illustrated talk on 8 September to Warminster Museum & History Society by Alwyn Hardy on the Tank Corps in World War 1. Meeting at Warminster Library at 7.30, with entrance at the rear door. Visitors welcome £3.

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WWI talk 6 June 2014 -The Pound, Corsham

SAUL DAVID: 100 DAYS TO VICTORY: HOW THE GREAT WAR WAS FOUGHT AND WON Fri 6 June, The Pound Corsham Broadcaster and military historian Saul David tells stories of the Great War through the events of 100 key days between … Continue reading

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