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Look out for the 'Memorial to the Past' commemorative booklet, which will be delivered to you over the next week. If you do not receive a copy, and would like one, please contact the Parish Council Office.
Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:10 by Julie Lovatt
Sileby Parish Council invites Parishioners to join in remembering the Centenary Anniversary of Armistice.
During the period of Remembrance 27th October to 11th November 2018, a series of acts of remembrance will take place in the village.
22nd – 27th October look out for a Commemorative Book being delivered to every household in the village. Mr Eric Wheeler has researched and written about the eighty-nine young men who were killed in the First World War. He has put together a tribute to them and their families who gave so much and we hope that residents will come together to remember these men and their families over the period of Remembrance. More »
Saturday, 27th October 2018, the Lime trees in Martin's Walk will be illuminated red and will remain so until Monday, 12th November. A life-size silhouette of a First World War soldier has been purchased and will be displayed in St Mary's churchyard, looking down the High Street for the 3 weeks of remembrance tide. Another life-size silhouette of a nurse has been purchased and will stand in Martin's Walk. During the First World War the land that is now Dudley Court housed a nursing home for returning injured soldiers. 3 clear silhouettes of the head and shoulders of First World War soldiers will also be on display in the village.
Saturday, 27th October 2018, the Parish Council will be hosting a screening of 'Warhorse' from 2.00 pm and then 'Journeys End' from 7.00 pm in the evening. Admission will be free but please obtain tickets in advance from the Parish Council Office, as (numbers are limited to one hundred per screening). Refreshments provided by Sileby WI and Poppy Appeal Volunteers in attendance.
Week Commencing Monday, 29th October until 12th November 2018, poppies will be placed in the village streets where fallen soldiers lived to commemorate each of the fallen soldiers and their families.
Sunday, 11th November Act of Remembrance on Sileby Memorial Park, from 10.45 am followed by refreshments served from the Pavilion
Sunday, 11th November at 2.00 pm. Rev Duncan Beet will lead a short Civic Service of Remembrance at St Mary's Church Sileby, followed by the planting and dedication of a Commemorative Oak in St. Marys Churchyard and display of art work produced by Redlands School and Highgate School. » Less
Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:30 by Julie Lovatt
SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2018
Evening screening of Journey's End 7.00pm (doors open from 6.30pm)
A cash only service of Refreshments kindly provided by Sileby WI to include tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer, wine, cakes, sweets and popcorn
Free Admission - by ticket only, available from the Parish Council Office, 41 High Street, Sileby
Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:00 by Julie Lovatt