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November 2014

In Remembrance: A Concert for Peace

1 November 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tiverton High School, Bolham Road
Tiverton, EX16 6SQ
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Tiverton based East Devon Choral Society will be marking the centenary of the First World War with A Concert for Peace with a full symphony orchestra, and introduced by former BBC presenter Stephanie Hughes.  Musical Director is Andrew Daldorph. The concert, on Saturday 1st November 2014 will include The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace which incorporates the 'Last Post' which will be performed by a bugler from the Commando Training Centre, Royal Marines, Lympstone. Also featuring during the evening will…

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The Last Post

4 November 2014 - 18 November 2014

The Last Post is a mass participation project which is taking place in cities, towns and villages across the UK in November 2014. Hundreds of people will unite in communities around the nation to remember the impact that the First World War had on their local community and play music from the era as a mark of commemoration. At every event, the Last Post bugle call will be played to remember someone in their community, not just on bugles but…

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Devon Festival of Remembrance 2014

6 November 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Great Hall, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Streatham Campus
Exeter, EX4 4PZ
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£10

This year's Royal British Legion Devon Festival of Remembrance will take place at the University of Exeter's Great Hall on Thursday 6th November. The theme will be 'the Start of the Great War' and the event will feature The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre, Lympstone, Men of Morchard. The Guest speaker will be Dr Todd Gray, Honorary Research Fellow, of the History Department at the University of Exeter. Tickets will be £10. Further details will be announced nearer…

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Kenn Remembers

7 November 2014 - 9 November 2014
St Andrew’s Church, Kenn EX6 7UW + Google Map

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 7th at St ANDREW'S CHURCH, KENN WORDS for VOICES present REMEMBER 1914 - 1918 A programme of poetry and prose to commemorate the First World War in the trenches and at home, with music from Tom Morris and Margaret Clark. Tickets £5, including light refreshments and a glass of wine, from Simon Preece 01392 832462 or Sarah Hales 01626 891226 or the Church.   SATURDAY NOVEMBER 8th from 10.00am – 5.00pm  and SUNDAY NOVEMBER 9th from  12 midday…

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Salcombe Regis – A Parish in the Great War – illustrated talk

7 November 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saint’s Church Hall, All Saints Road
Sidmouth, EX10 8ES
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£5

An interesting illustrated talk will be given on Friday 7th November at 7pm in the All Saint's Hall, Sidmouth which will explore aspects of life in the village of Salcombe Regis during the First World War. The talk will be given by Jonathan Walker, a military history author and Member of the British Commission for Military History and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Birmingham. Tickets cost £5 and are available on the door. Refreshments will be available. Proceeds will be in…

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For the Fallen – a Concert of Remembrance

7 November 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St Peter’s Church Lamerton, PL19 8RJ + Google Map
Free

The Callington Singers will be performing a concert of remembrance on Friday 7th November at 7.30pm at Lamerton Church. The programme for the evening will include the following: Abide with Me arranged by John Cornish; Greater Love Hath no man by John Ireland; In Paridisum from Fauré’s Requiem; Non Nobis Domine by Patrick Doyle (from Brannagh’s Henry V); Stille Nacht by Franz Gruber There will also be a reading of the St. Crispin’s Day speech from Henry V, and WWI poetry readings.…

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WW1 Coffee Morning in Feniton

8 November 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Church Lane
Feniton, EX14 3BE
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Feniton History Group will be hosting a coffee morning from 10am - 12.30pm on Saturday 8th November in St Andrew's Church, Feniton All ages welcome! Cake donations would be much appreciated (even more so if a WW1 recipe!) The History Group's WW1 Devon Remembers research information will be on display to view.  The photographs show the display the recent Devon History Society AGM, where it was very well received. read about the Feniton History Group on their blog  

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Flanders Fields Revisited – illustrated talk

8 November 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
St Thomas Library, Church Road
Exeter, EX2 9AZ
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'The Exeter Pals' will be giving an illustrated talk at St Thomas Library on Saturday 8th November at 2pm entitled 'Flanders Fields Revisited'. The talk will cover the group's recent visits to Mons, Loos, Ypres and Passchendaele, The Somme, Vimy Ridge, Canbrai and Arras. There will be reading and quotes from those who saw action there as well as information gleaned from the St Thomas war memorial and several neighbouring villages. The event is free; tickets are available in advance…

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Oh What a Lovely War!

11 November 2014 - 15 November 2014
The Plough Arts Centre, 9-11 Fore Street
Great Torrington, EX38 8HQ
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Torrington Players are performing in Oh What a Lovely War Tuesday 11th November – Saturday 15th November 7.30pm at The Plough Arts Centre in Torrington. Further information about the cast and production are available to view online at: http://www.torringtonplayers.com/oh-what-a-lovely-war/   Click  here to book tickets

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Cenotaph – students’ production at Isca Academy

11 November 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Isca Academy, Earl Richards Road South
Exeter, EX2 6AP
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Isca Academy in Exeter is taking part in First World War centenary project The Last Post on November 11th 2014 at 6:30 pm joining hundreds of groups around the UK in a musical tribute that will remember local World War One history and see the Last Post played on a variety of different instruments. All students at Isca were given the task over the summer to investigate their family history and discover what they were doing during WW1. They have uncovered stories of heroism, ordinary life carrying…

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