World War One centenary event on The Green

Posted on Friday 1st August 2014 at 10:20 pm by SH (Editor)

Stoke Gifford World War One Centenary Event, Saturday 2nd August 2014.

Saturday 2nd August sees St Michael’s Church joining with the the Stoke Gifford branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) to host a community event on The Green, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

The event will be raising money jointly for the RBL Poppy Appeal and St Michael’s Heart of the Community project.

Bradley Stoke Radio will be in attendance, along with the Westerly Showband and Mini Massive Sax Flextet, and there will be lots of other things to see and do, including various stalls and displays.

The Old School Rooms coffee shop will be open, serving tea, coffee, cold drinks and cakes and, on the other side of The Green, The Beaufort Arms will be putting on a barbecue.

Children are invited to wear fancy dress, and will take part in a parade with the chance of wining a prize.

RBL branch Press Officer David Bell said:

“The Stoke Gifford branch has been working with others in the community, such as St Michael’s Church, to organise this event, and we hope that the community will come along and show their support.”

Related link: World War One Centenary

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