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WW1 COMMEMORATION 2018

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 will be commemorating 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 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 November from 2pm
Exhibition – “Let’s look forward” in addition to remembering those who served

Sunday 11th November, 10.30am
Ecumenical Remembrance Service

Sunday 11th November from 2pm
Exhibition as above with a Victory Tea from 3.30pm

More information will be added to this page as more details known

Battle of the Somme 1st July – 18th November 1916
July 2016 saw our group undertake research into the Norfolk Regiments’ involvement in The Battle of the Somme.

The Norfolk Regiment on the Somme

Men from Neatishead, Irstead & Barton Turf who fell at The Battle of the Somme

The Imperial War Museum has produced a short film to mark the centenary of The Battle of the Somme.