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Westbury War Memorial rededication

Westbury will pay tribute to the fallen of the Great War when the town’s WW1 war memorial is rededicated on Sunday 17 August. The service which will be held in the churchyard of All Saints church takes place after morning … Continue reading

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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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WW1 Commemorative Afternoon Tea Dance

Leigh Park Community Centre, Westbury, are commemorating the centenary of World War 1 with an Afternoon Tea Dance held at the Leigh Park Community centre on Saturday 9th August from 1-5pm. The Afternoon Tea Dance includes dancing through the decades … Continue reading

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Westbury Great War commemorations 2 August

Westbury starts its programme of events commemorating the Great War with a special event in Soisy Gardens. It features a replica trench, people in costume and uniforms, tin mugs of tea, cake baked from a WW1 recipe, hard tack biscuiits, … Continue reading

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Westbury prepares to remember WW1

Westbury prepares to remember WW1 Exhibitions, specialist talks and even a replica trench will be helping Westbury people commemorate the start of the First World War. The town is planning a series of events with the help of community groups … Continue reading

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