Barlborough: Remembrance service for World War One heroes this weekend

Guardian News
Guardian News

A World War One remembrance service will be held this weekend to commemorate 100 years since the start of the conflict.

The Barlborough Heroes Weekend will take place at the Heritage Centre on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd August from 11am-4pm.

The two-day festival will have free activities on offer including theatrical performances of After the Flags on both days from midday and a children’s short performance titled The Christmas Truce.

A cinema marquee will stream World War One films and documentaries. Barlborough Heritage’s research will be presented in a marquee.

There will also be an old fashioned Punch and Judy show, traditional children’s games, a trench exhibit, a wash day exhibit, a memorial and an old tea room, sweet shop and wartime sing-a-long.

Professor Brian Stone will be giving talks, Author Steve Morse will be signing his book about The Sherwood Foresters.