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Basingstoke Remembers

Basingstoke Town Centre in Basingstoke

Sunday 11th November 2018

11:30am til 3:30pm

No age restrictions

Join the Mayor on Remembrance Sunday as he lays a wreath at the War Memorial before the parade into town, followed by many family activities.

 
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Basingstoke Remembers on Sunday 11th November 2018

Basingstoke Remembers: Remembrance Sunday Service, parade and family events

Join the Mayor on Remembrance Sunday as he lays a wreath at the War Memorial before the parade into town. Be part of constructing a giant poppy, help the Thornycroft Girls put together a custom-made vintage car and enjoy a variety of workshops and storytelling events as we commemorate Remembrance Day in Basingstoke.

Also look out for the four Royal British Legion Silent Silhouettes around town and share your picture on social media with #BasingstokeRemembers.

For more information visit https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/basingstoke-remembers

The Giant Poppy Get-together

Saturday 3 November

Porchester Square, Festival Place (outside M&S)

11am to 3pm

FREE

Be part of something big – help make a giant poppy with artist Louise Hight before it goes on display at the Basingstoke Discovery Centre.

Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade

Sunday 11 November

War Memorial

11am

Join the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane on Remembrance Sunday as he, and others, lay wreaths at the War Memorial in recognising and remembering those who served and sacrificed their lives during the First World War. Any members of the public, who wish to do so, may attend.

Make and take poppy craft workshops with artist Louise Hight

Sunday 11 November

Porchester Square, Festival Place (outside M&S)

11.30 to 3.30pm

FREE

Scratchbuilt Productions present The Thornycroft Girls

Sunday 11 November

Castle Square, The Malls

Performances at 12.30pm and 2.30pm

For children and their families // No need to book // FREE

Join Milly and Tilly on a journey back to wartime Britain. Local theatre company, Scratchbuilt Productions, in collaboration with Tin Shed Scenery will introduce you to the girls at work in the Thornycroft factory in Basingstoke, helping to create the vehicles the company is famous for. With the men away at war, the women have realised that they have the power to become chefs, farmers, plumbers, train drivers and mechanics.

Milly and Tilly will be in The Malls showing off a custom-made vintage car which they’re working on. Come along and help them to put it together, hear their stories and join in the fun.

Scratchbuilt Productions present Shed of Stories with Bryn Strudwick: Once Upon a Wartime

Sunday 11 November

1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

For children under 7: FREE

Join local storyteller Bryn Strudwick as he delves into the pages of well-loved books, bringing stories of war dramatically to life.

Also look out for the four Royal British Legion Silent Silhouettes around town and share your picture on social media #BasingstokeRemembers

Presented by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council in Partnership with the Basingstoke Discovery Centre, The Malls, Festival Place and Basingstoke Together.

For more information please visit https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/basingstoke-remembers

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