Event at Stamford Arts Centre will commemorate First World War

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An event commemorating the sacrifices of the soliders in the First World War will be held at Stamford Arts Centre.

The Stamford branch of the Royal British Legion, with the support of Stamford Town Council, is hosting the event which will be held on Friday March 23at 7.30pm as part of a series of events this year to commemorate the centenary of the end of the war.

The event will incorporate songs from the war, dance and poetry. Performers will include the legion, Ink Contemporary Theatre, Friends of Stamford and Rutland Theatre, Ketton Choir, local poets, members from Stamford Pantomime Players, College Players, RMT and Stamford Gilbert and Sullivan.

Steve Bonde, president of the legion, urged people to attend this important memorial event.

He said: “It is vital that we continue to remember the sacrifices that were made to give us the freedoms we enjoy today.”

Tickets, priced at £7 for adults and £5 for concessions, are available from Stamford Arts Centre box office on 01780 763203.