On 11th November 2018, the United Kingdom and its friends overseas will mark the day 100 years ago when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War. Our villages commemorated this too with a number of events at the New Victory Hall, Neatishead over the weekend.
Friday 9th and Saturday 10th November, 7.30pm
“Tomorrow is Yours”, drama was performed by NABS (Neatishead and Barton Society) the local amateur dramatics group, the sequel Betty and Davy’s story “When I come home”
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th
Exhibition – Remembrance and Commemoration. Includes work from the children of Neatishead VC CofE Primary School, artefacts and WW1 Community Chest
Sunday 11th November, 10.30am
Ecumenical Remembrance Service
Sunday 11th November 3.30-5pm
Poppy Trail around the three villages to remember the 32 fallen.
Battle of the Somme
July 2016 saw our group undertake research into the Norfolk Regiments’ involvement in The Battle of the Somme.