Performance – World at War Poetry Recitals

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This summer the Board Room at Browne’s Hospital in Broad Street, Stamford will be tarnsformed by renowed local artist Sue Shields into a temporary event space for a series of free events to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war.

Using over 300 sandbags, The Board Room at Browne’s Hospital on Broad Street, Stamford will be transformed into an intimate trench-inspired event space playing host to a wide range of free events and activities this summer from July 12th to August 4th.

The space will also feature local school children’s work reflecting letters and poetry of the time, as well as responses to the momentoes and treasures owned by the soldiers, displayed in a trench inspired installation.

Join us for the Belvoir Wassailers Male Voice Choir’s Commemoration Concert or to hear the Intermezzo String Quartet perform a selection of Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Butterworth and related composers of the Great War period. INK Contemporary Theatre will be performing scenes from a new work “The Mudhook Gunners” or listen to “Songs and The Music Hall of the Great War Era” performed and discussed by The Frisbys.

Free ticketed events

All events are FREE but due to limited capacity at Browne’s Hospital, tickets must be booked in advance with Stamford Arts Centre at 27 St Mary’s Street, PE9 2DL in person, or by calling 01780 763 203

Download the full programme here.


Saturday 19th July 7.30pm


‘World at War’ Poetry recitals and music with Easton-on-the-Hill Folk Sing-A-Round


Past Event

Performance – World at War Poetry Recitals

Sat 19 July 2014


Ends: Sat 19 July

Brownes Hospital Event Space



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