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100 Hearts for 100 Years Exhibition

Date: 
Wednesday 9th November 2016 to Thursday 24th November 2016
09:00 - 17:00
Morning Chapel

SSAFA (Wilts branch), armed forces charity, are showing 4 original hearts made by recuperating soldiers in WWI, alongside 100 contemporary versions.

The contemporary versions were made by groups from the Royal School of Needlework, Fine Cell Work and members of the Defence Academy amongst others. 

 

Please see below an article by Alice Brady, a 3rd year student at the Royal School of Needlework, who spoke on the 11 November at a Lecture with Lt Col Neil Stace, with regad to the history of Sweetheart Pincushions.

Alice Brady Sweetheart Pincushions article.pdf