Parish council to hold WW1 commemoration event

2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War.

2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. - Credit: Archant

A rendition of Blackadder, songs from the era and a collection of poems will be performed at a celebration of the end of WW1.

Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish Council will hold a commemorative event to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War

The evening will feature songs and music as well as a theatrical performance of the BBC sitcom Blackadder Goes Forth.

There will also be poems and a brief history of the war with all profits for the event going to the Royal British Legion.

Chris Burhop, event organiser, said: “the Parish Council wanted to commemorate the 100th year since the guns were silenced and we have tried to put together a programme for all the family.

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The concert will be held at 8pm on Saturday November 10.

Tickets are £8 for adults and £4 for childrenand can be purchased directly from Chris on 01395 568766 or at the Cannon Inn.

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