Scots in Great War London
Tickets go on sale for Feeding the 50,000 -The story of St.Columba’s Church extraordinary efforts to look after Scottish troops will be featured in readings and traditional Scottish songs in two performances on Saturday, October 20th. Well known performers will take part including David Robb (Downton Abbey), Isla St Clair (folk singer and TV presenter) and Gordon Kennedy (Radio 4) To book, please click on your chosen performance time 15:00 and 19:30. Read this National article
With HRH The Princess Royal as its patron, the group is presenting a commemorative book with chapters written by each of the ten organisations, entitled Scots in Great War London: A Community at Home and on the Front Line 1914-1919. Published by Helion, The book was edited by Paul McFarland with Hugh Pym and has a Foreword by HRH The Princess Royal. In addition, a series of events will reveal the breadth of experience of Scots in London during the Great War.
Other highlights include a lecture, a theatrical production, a commemorative rugby fixture and a ceilidh. There will also be special Remembrance Sunday services on 11 November. This initiative remembers the conflict as well as the effect it had on those who went away to fight and those who remained at home to help.
Order your copy of Scots in Great War London: A Community at Home and on the Front Line 1914-1919 here