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Meanwood Remembers - From the Trenches to the 21st Century

Meanwood Remembers - From the Trenches to the 21st Century
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6 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018

Meanwood Remembers - from the trenches to the 21st Century is series of events in organised by the Meanwood Village Association with the aid of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to commemorate the Centenary of the end of WWI.

How WWI Affected Leeds
Tuesday 6 November 2018, 7.30pm
Meanwood Institute
A talk by David Thornton from the Thoresby Society.
Free, just turn up

Meanwood Then & Now: Photo Exhibition
Wednesday 7 November 2018, 12.30pm - 4.30pm
Meanwood Holy Trinity Church
An exhibition of fascinating old photographs from the Meanwood Village Association archives showing how village life has changed over the years from the Great War to the 21st Century.
Free, just turn up

The Leeds Pals
Thursday 8 November 2018, 7.30pm
Meanwood Holy Trinity Church
Lucy Moore delivers a talk on The Leeds Pals - the First World War Pals battalion of Kitchener’s Army raised in the city. When the battalion was taken over by the British Army it was officially named the 15th Battalion (1st Leeds), The Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). 
Free, just turn up

A History Walk
Saturday 10 November, 1.30pm
Meet at Meanwood Institute
A history walk around Key WW1 sites in Meanwood. 
Free, just turn up

Service of Remembrance
Sunday 11 November, 11am
Meanwood War Memorial 

A Memorial Concert
Sunday 11 November, 7pm
Meanwood Holy Trinity Church
A memorial concert featuring Opera North soprano, Vicky Sharp, SingMeanwood! Meanwood Institukes and Matthew Bellwood.
Tickets: £5, book on the door or via Cynthia Ruston: cynthia1941@hotmail.co.uk

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