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Combpyne Rousdon Remembers

4 August 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Combpyne Rousdon will be commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War on Monday 4th August 2014 with a series of events to remember the men from the village who served and gave their lives:

2.00pm  –  Rededication Service at Rousdon War Memorial conducted by Rev John Streeting, Rector of Axe Valley Mission Community, singing accompanied by the Axe Valley Community Choir (Musical Director Edward Jacobs)

2.45 – 4.00pm  –  Talks and opening of ‘Combpyne Remembers’ Exhibition at The Peek Hall. The exhibition will be open on Sunday 3rd August 10am-6pm, Monday 4th August 2.30pm – 7.30pm, Tuesday 5th August 10am – 12noon)

From 4.00pm  –  ‘Poppy’ Cream Tea in the grounds of North Lodge, Rousdon Estate in aid of the Royal British Legion.  At around 4.45pm the Axe Valley Community Choir will lead everyone in singing a medley of popular songs from the First World War, introduced by Martin Platts, Chair of the Parish Council.

10.30pm – 11.00pm  –  ‘Lights Out’ vigil at Rousdon War Memorial  Bring a camp chair and join us as we participate in the national ‘Lights Out’ vigil.  A British Legion candle will be lit at 10.30pm and blown out at 11.00pm, exactly 100 years to the minute from the start of the world’s most catastrophic conflict.


4 August 2014
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Roy Jones
01297 443737


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