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Wartime Memories Weekend

Date: 
Saturday 9th June 2018 to Sunday 10th June 2018
09:00
Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral will be hosting a Living History Weekend with SSAFA Wiltshire in June.

There will be a Living History on the lawns featuring

  • WW1 Trench 
  • WW1 Communications by Royal Signals: The display includes five interactive activities: flags (semaphore); Morse Code Training (8 per time); field telephones; wireless (Clansman Radio); and code-breaking.  They will be showing a number of original artefacts.
    Replica Bristol Scout WW1 Aeroplane 

Inside the Cathedral 

  • Les Colombes Exhibition, by German artist Michael Pendry 
  • Gallipoli Banner created by Ghislaine Peart, in commemoration of those artists who fought (and died) at Gallipoli.  
  • WW1 Memorial Tours
  • The Museum of Army Chaplaincy, Amport House  
  • Book of Remembrance: people who lost their lives in the Diocese during WW1 
  • Display in the West Cloisters from SSAFA to include paintings and Wire Soldiers
  • Sunday there will be an All Forces Evensong, all welcome.

2017 Gallery

More information to follow shortly