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Exhibition: Teignmouth & Shaldon Remember 1914
4 August 2014
Teignmouth and Shaldon Remember 1914 – an exhibition commemorating the centenary of World War 1. This will run from 2pm on Monday 2nd August at the Teign Heritage Centre. This will be the first of a series of forthcoming commemorative exhibitions and events honouring the people of Teignmouth and Shaldon involved in the Great War, both at home and at the front.
On display will be some personal stories of the 1914 local volunteers and casualties, excerpts from war diaries, the story of 1914 starting with the battle of Mons and ending with the first battle of Ypres and the naval battle of Coronel on 1st November 1914, our Home Front during 1914 – Arrival of Belgian refugees, Women in 1914, Original photographs, posters and postcards.
“Every stitch a memory” Commemorative quilt made by South West Quilters will be on show from 19-21 August. Come and write the name of your family member on a poppy.