First World War Lewes Music Hall – Saturday 25 February 2017, 7pm: An event organised for the Mayor’s Charities for 2017.
A patriotic evening of musical entertainment including sketches, monologues and popular songs of the era, as performed for the troops in the Assembly Room, Lewes between 1914 and 1918, with audience participation accompanied by Lewes Glynde and Beddingham Band, members of Lewes Operatic Society and other artistes for your delectation and enjoyment, together with a well- stocked bar (wines, beers and soft drinks) and a capacious buffet supper.
Venue: Lewes Town Hall Assembly Room
Entry: £20 including buffet supper (£10 without supper)
Tickets must be booked in advance using a form (contact Town Hall), to be returned to the Civic Officer, Mayor’s Parlour, Lewes Town Hall, High Street, Lewes, BN7 2QS, telephone 01273471469, Email email@example.com
Tickets may be collected in advance from the Town Hall, or at the door.
All profits to the Mayor’s charities
Featured image of Women’s Land Army members outside County Hall, Lewes. Image courtesy of Bob Elliston (Taken from East Sussex in WWI website).
Graham Mayhew: The Men and Women who Didn’t Return: Lewes’ Wartime Casualties 1914-1918
Tuesday 31st January
An illustrated lecture by the Mayor of Lewes exploring how the names for the War Memorial were compiled, the many whose names were not included, and some of their life stories. This will provide insights into what life in Lewes was like at the time, and the impact on the local community of Lewes’s losses during the Great War.
Venue: Lewes Town Hall Council Chamber
Space is limited, so tickets must be booked in advance from the Town Hall in person.
2:30pm talk is sold out. 4:30pm tickets available.
There will be a collection at the event for the Mayor’s charities