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Saturday, 12 July 2014

Poetry in flowers + mementos and memories in Dunsden this weekend

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There's a lot happening in Dunsden this weekend. A poetry themed flower festival in All Saints Church highlights Wilfred Owen and his local connections, and on Sunday afternoon we are holding a Mementos and Memories day when you can bring your family's stories and objects for evaluation and possible inclusion (on loan) in our November exhibition. Experts will be on hand, and teas will be served. Find out more at http://www.owenindunsden.org/

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Monday, 23 June 2014

A440 in concert to mark WW1

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Dunsden Owen Association's partner organisation the Reading A440 Choir is performing in two concerts locally this July. They will mark a number of special 2014 anniversaries, including that of the outbreak of the First World War.

The concerts will include the first ever performances of a new drama, 'Travelling with Handel', by the choir's Artistic Director, Patricia Beall Gavigan, with Jeremy Radburn, playing Handel. The evening will also include 'The Hope of Peace' – a narrative on WW1 with readings by award-winning narrator Peter Pearson.

Tickets are available on A440 website and also on the door, but are selling fast, especially for the Binfield performance.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Poetry in flowers at Dunsden

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On the weekend of Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July the theme of 'Poetry & Verse' will be celebrated at a special flower festival at All Saints Church, Dunsden. The church will be open from 10am to 4pm, with organ music and handbell ringing, ample parking and loos available.

On Sunday refreshments will also be available in the village hall, where our 'Mementos and Memories' day is also taking place.