Join us from October 20th - 27th 2018

Join us from October 20th - 27th 2018

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Linda Parker ‘Woodbine Willie’

Sunday 21st October 3.30pm @ The Vale & Downland Museum

Named ‘Woodbine Willie’ due to his work of taking cigarettes and bibles to front-line troops, Linda Parker’s book explores the life of Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered to work as a Chaplain in the first world war. Unlike other Chaplains, ‘Willie’ ventured into No Man’s land to comfort the dying and retrieve the dead. Linda will be reading some of his poignant poetry that conveys the brutality and futility of war.

£7.50
All children under 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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