Remembrance events at Sandham Memorial Chapel (NT)

Here are some remembrance events coming up at Sandham Memorial Chapel (NT) over the coming weeks, one of the few places in the UK with special connections to to the Salonika Campaign, 1915-1918. Find out more at their website.

Prayer and Remembrance

Saturday 29 September 2018 at 17:00 – 18:30
Join us for an evening of beautiful and reflective choral music performed by Winchester Consort, directed by David Hurley.

Marking the 100th anniversary of the Salonika Campaign and the end of the First World War, this programme of beautiful and reflective a cappella music, to be performed by members of Winchester Consort and directed by David Hurley, will cover themes of both prayer and remembrance in music by Elgar, Palestrina, Parry, Purcell, Tavener, Vaughan-Williams and John Williams among others.

Tickets – £15 : to book, call 0344 249 1895

Never Such Innocence

Sunday 30 September 2018 at 16:15 – 18:00
A narrative recital of words and music from the First World War.

One hundred years after the First World War, actor Christopher Kent and pianist Gamal Khamis look back at the writing and music that emerged from the period, juxtaposing words by writers like Wilfred Owen, Edward Thomas, Siegfried Sassoon and Vera Brittain with music by composers including Elgar, Ravel, Debussy, and Ivor Gurney, while also tracing the story of 19 year old recruit Percy O’Key through his real-life letters and diaries. BBC Radio 3 has described the recital as ‘incredibly moving’.

Tickets – £15 : to book, call 0344 249 1895

Remembrance Service

Sunday 11 November at 14:15

Join us to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice; service led by Michael Chatfield, Chaplain at RAF Odiham, including the iconic Last Post.

Free; no booking required

Author: scswebeditor

Robin Braysher joined the SCS in 2003 and from 2008 has been the Society's web editor. His interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Fred, who served as a cyclist with the BSF from 1915 to 1917, mainly in the Struma valley. Robin hands over the role in October 2021 to Andy Hutt. Andy's interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Arthur, who served as a Royal Engineer from 1916-1918. All posts prior to February 2021 are by Robin. Opinions expressed in these posts are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.

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