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Celebrating the Centenary

Celebrating the Centenary of the end of World War 1, Leigh Town Council are hosting an event on Saturday October 27th 1000-1600, in partnership with the Royal British Legion, the Leigh Society and Blade Education.

Come and learn more about the amazing people who lived though the Great War from our town, enjoy free exhibitions and art installations by local artists and school children. Watch films about World War 1 made by West Leigh School children and special films about Veterans today. There will also be guest speakers such as Cathryn Corns, author of the “The Lost Men of Eastwood” and Lizzie Page, author of the “The War Nurses” talking about what inspires them about World War 1. As well as all of this, the Leigh-on-Sea branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding their annual cake sale and tombola, with antique motorbikes outside and Blade Education will be inside making poppies in the main hall.

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