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November 2018

They Who Served – Bratton Fleming

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St Peter’s Church, Bratton Fleming EX31 4SB + Google Map
Free

An exhibition giving details of people from the village of Bratton Fleming, near Barnstaple who served during the First World War, and returned. Learn about over 80 people who came back to the village following the war.  Cap badges of the Regiments associated with the servicemen will also be on display. The exhibition will take place in St Peter's Church, Bratton Fleming, EX31 4SB.  The church is wheelchair / pushchair friendly, and is warm !  Refreshments will be available (toilets…

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Exeter War Hospial no.1 – commemorative plaque unveiling

November 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hotel du Vin, Magdalen Street
Exeter, EX2 4HY
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Join members of the Exeter Local History Group and Devon Remembers for the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the Temporary War Hospital no.1 at Hotel du Vin

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CHRIS HOBAN’S 1918 TRIBUTE AND SONGS FROM THE TRENCHES

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dartmoor Visitor Centre, Tavistock Road
Princetown, PL20 6QF
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 NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTRE, PRINCETOWN  - WED 7 NOV 2018 The Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown will host a performance by Chris Hoban, one of the leading songwriters of the South West's folk tradition.  Chris will present songs from his latest album 1918, inspired by untold stories of The Great War including No Parades, The Padre and The Lily and the Rose. Chris is enjoying a growing reputation as a solo performer and multi-instrumentalist, accompanying himself on guitar,…

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Home Front Remembered – a very special evening at Exeter Cathedral

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters
Exeter, EX1 1HS
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Free

This will be an immersive evening inspired by life in Devon during the First World War. Experience choir singing, original drama, readings, art and food tastings in the stunning setting of Exeter Cathedral.  Enjoy creative arts in different parts of the Cathedral, learn about hidden home front stories from the researchers who discovered them and (if you wish) pause for spiritual reflection on Devon's experience of wartime. As we approach the centenary of the Armistice, this event celebrates three years…

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They Who Served – Bratton Fleming

November 10 - November 11
St Peter’s Church, Bratton Fleming EX31 4SB + Google Map
Free

An exhibition giving details of people from the village of Bratton Fleming, near Barnstaple who served during the First World War, and returned. Learn about over 80 people who came back to the village following the war.  Cap badges of the Regiments associated with the servicemen will also be on display. The exhibition will take place in St Peter's Church, Bratton Fleming, EX31 4SB.  The church is wheelchair / pushchair friendly, and is warm !  Refreshments will be available (toilets…

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‘There but not There’ – Lifton Remembers

November 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Lifton, Lifton Devon + Google Map

Come and see the 15 life-size seated soldier silhouettes (representing the 15 men on their war memorial) together in St Mary's Church, Lifton SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER  2.30pm - 4.30pm Refreshments will be available Entry to the event is free of charge, but any donations will be given to the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust The silhouettes will be seated amongst the congregation for the Remembrance Sunday service.

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South Tawton Remembers

November 11
South Tawton EX20 2LG EX20 2LG + Google Map

SOUTH TAWTON PARISH COMMEMORATES THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMISTICE 11 NOVEMBER 2018 The Parish is enthusiastically  supporting the 'Battle’s Over' with a commemoration outside the Parish’s Victory Hall at 0915, a procession with red umbrellas representing poppies to the Parish Church for the traditional 1030 service. In the afternoon, there is an exhibition by the local History Society, followed at 1900 by the lighting of a beacon on Cosdon. Throughout the day St Michael’s bells will ring until 1230 sombre…

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Broadwoodkelly Remembers

November 11 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Broadwoodkelly Village Hall, Broadwoodkelly
Winkleigh, EX19 8ED
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Free

Broadwoodkelly Remembers the arrival of peace after 4 years of war 1914-1918, on 11th November 2018 2.30pm. . . . . a service at All Hallows Church  Broadwoodkelly.  Open to those of all faiths and none,  including music, readings of prose , prayers and poetry, bell ringing and wreath laying. Followed by: 3.30 pm. . . . . a peace tea, at Broadwoodkelly Village Hall.  Tea & Cake including tasting WW1 ‘trench cake’, made to an original recipe.  WW1 memorabilia,…

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Broadhembury Memorial Hall Film Night

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Broadhembury Memorial Hall, Broadhembury
Honiton, EX14 3NG
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Broadhembury Memorial Hall Film Night on 16th November will feature 'JOURNEY'S END'  - a new version of RC Sheriff's classic play about the futility and slaughter of the First World War Doors open from 7pm, film will begin at 7.30pm Tickets £5 available on the door or from Broadhembury Post Office.  All Profits from ticket sales to the Royal British Legion Bar will be available on the night. Any enquiries to broadhemburymemorialhall@outlook.com

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Okehampton says Thank You – WW1 Centenary Concert

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Charter Hall, Fore Street
Okehampton, EX20 1AA
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