Marking 100 years to the day since the end of the ‘war to end all wars’, join Harrow Arts Centre for a day of remembrance featuring creative heritage activities, performances and workshops for all the family throughout the day exploring this milestone in British history.
Living War memorial
Come together with a leading artist to create and build beautiful ‘Living War Memorial’ of poppies to celebrate our local heritage and pay tribute to those who lost their lives. The installation will be raveled at the end of the takeover day and remain on display at HAC for a week. Don’t miss out on getting involved.
View a recreation of a trench and meet Private Parsons, a WW1 Infantry Soldier occupying a front line sector on the Western Front in France 1914-1918. 21st Century visitors of all ages are welcome to enjoy this historical interpretation, all experienced in Private Parsons’s trench.
The Music Hall: Community Performance Platform
Taking inspiration from WW1 and the 1914-18 period, community performers from across Harrow will take to the Elliott Hall stage. Featuring music, poetry, dance and more.
Dance: 1918 Workshops
Join the London Swing Dance Society for taster workshops of popular 1918 dance styles including Ragtime, Animal Dances, One Step and Foxtrot, plus Charleston and early Swing.
- Professional camouflage film make-up and face painting
- Heritage stalls
- Workshops including make your own aeroplane, war poetry, sing songs of WW1