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WW1 Sweetheart Pincushion Workshop

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Join the Sewing Soldier, Lt Col Neil Stace from the Great British Sewing Bee, in making commemorative WW1 Sweetheart Pincushions. Learn how the injured soldiers used sewing and embroidery to help them recover from the physical and psychological traumas of fighting in the trenches. Make your own personal Sweetheart Pincushion and be a part of the SSAFA 100 Hearts for 100 years project. 

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Tickets required please book via 'book this event' button above.   Free but, suggested £5 adult/£2 child, donation to SSAFA, collected on the day.

Suitable for 7+ or younger with adult assistance


Other events:

WW1 Sweetheart Pincushion Workshop

Sunday 6 November.  Further details here.


Lecture: The story of the WW1 Sweetheart Pincushions

Friday 11 November, 19.00-20.00. Further details here.


100 Hearts Exhibition

Monday 7 November to Thursday 24 November 2016.  Please visit the Morning Chapel to see the 100 Hearts for 100 Years exhibition, with 4 original WW1 hearts.  Further details here.