A TIME to re­mem­ber

This Novem­ber will be a time for the peo­ple of Nor­folk and Suf­folk to re­mem­ber lives given and to learn about the sac­ri­fices made in pur­suit of peace.


As­nap­shot of some of the many events tak­ing place in­cludes: On Novem­ber 8, school­child­ren around Suf­folk will lay pop­pies on 1,332 war graves in 248 ceme­ter­ies through the county to re­mem­ber the 10,000 Suf­folk peo­ple who dies in the war. The Suf­folk War Graves Project will en­sure that the story of the Great War is passed down to the next gen­er­a­tion.

AN ex­hi­bi­tion at Seething Vil­lage Hall , south Nor­folk, on Novem­ber 10 and 11 will fea­ture pho­to­graphs, per­sonal sto­ries and mem­o­ra­bilia of the First World War.

There is a fi­nal chance to fol­low the WW1 Trail at Bury St Ed­munds, which ends on Armistice

Day, Novem­ber 11. The walk in­cor­po­rates 18 art­works by lo­cal artists in­clud­ing a tank, stained glass win­dow and a trench with benches and wooden pop­pies with mes­sages of ded­i­ca­tion. Trail leaflets are at Visi­tor In­for­ma­tion Points in the town and more in­for­ma­tion is on­line: www. our­buryst­ed­munds.com/ww1­trail. CRIM­SON GLORY at St Ed­munds­bury Cathedral in Bury St Ed­munds on Novem­ber 4 will be a spe­cial pro­duc­tion by hun­dreds of school­child­ren telling the story, in mu­sic, drama, dance, art and video, of a young Suf­folk sol­dier.

WOMEN IN Wy­mond­ham in the First World War con­tin­ues at Wy­mond­ham Her­itage Mu­seum until Novem­ber 2, an ex­hi­bi­tion about the trans­for­ma­tional role women played at home while their hus­bands, fathers and sons went to the bat­tle fields. www. wymond­hamher­itage­mu­seum. co.uk

SPROWSTON De­men­tia Friendly Com­mu­nity and De­men­tia Cafe has pro­duced a large art­work to re­mem­ber the end of the First World War, with in­volve­ment from many peo­ple in the vil­lage on the edge of Nor­wich.

HEMBLINGTON, near Nor­wich, com­mem­o­rates its war dead in an ex­hi­bi­tion called The Cen­tury of the Armistice, at All Saints Church from Novem­ber 5 to 13.

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