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Letters from the Front to Lavenham 1915-1918

on Friday 12th October 2007 in Lavenham Guildhall at 7.30 pm

An illustrated presentation of the letters of Captain Hubert Wolton of the 5th Suffolks, to commemorate the 90th anniversary of his winning the Military Cross in 1917

by Chris Lamb and Robert Benton of the Quay Theatre, Sudbury, by kind permission of the Captain's son, John Wolton.

With background information about the men from Lavenham and West Suffolk who voluntarily went to fight in The Great War.  It covers all aspects of their lives - family, humour, general interest as well as the inevitable sadness! The letters are backed up with historical facts concerning the events happening at that time and about the people involved.

Refreshments available: tea, coffee, squash
+ 'Playford Plum Pudding' and ANZAC biscuits.

Tickets 4 in aid of restoration of Little Hall,

LITTLE HALL MUSEUM LAVENHAM

 

SPECIAL ONE DAY EVENT

 

Ancient Egypt comes to Lavenham

FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2009

 

Come and see Bastet, the Egyptian cat goddess and a small exhibition of Egyptian artefacts from Ipswich Museum with links to Major Robert Gayer-Anderson, collector of Egyptian antiquities and past owner and restorer of Little Hall

 

Museum open from 11.00.a.m. Last admission 4.00.p.m.

Exhibition open 12.30 to 4.30

 

All this for just 2 per person

 (accompanied children free)