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A Day to Remember: Community Takeover Day

Harrow Arts Centre in Harrow

Sunday 11th November 2018

12:00pm til 4:00pm

No age restrictions

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.

 

A Day to Remember: Community Takeover Day on Sunday 11th November 2018

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.

Historical Reenactment

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.

PLUS

  • Professional camouflage film make-up and face painting
  • Heritage stalls
  • Talks
  • Workshops including make your own aeroplane, war poetry, sing songs of WW1

Entry Prices

Entry price (public): free

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