Archive | May, 2014

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Garden Quarter Remembers Festival 28 June-6 July

An exciting and engaging 9 day festival of events including a Centenary Fayre on 28 June, The Street Festival on 5 July and Singing in the Trenches on 6 July. For updates and further information see www.facebook.com/gardenquarter     One of Chester’s most vibrant neighbourhoods is in final preparations for a 9-day festival which will commemorate […]

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The Great War roadshow film

A short film by Greg Oldfield Cheshire’s Great War Stories has had several ‘road shows’ since the project began, these events are opportunities for the community to come forward and help staff and volunteers in participating venues to create the community collection. All items brought along are either scanned or photographed and catalogued. Many of […]

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Residents invited to attend series of World War One poetry workshops

Local residents and aspiring writers are invited to take part in a series of free poetry workshops, a strand of Cheshire’s Great War Stories – looking across historic Cheshire to commemorate the First World War. Remembering both soldiers and those left behind, the series of workshops will focus around the themes of ‘Serving Your Country’, […]

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