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The Friends open meeting will be held on the 14th January at 6.15pm in the upper Zetland rooms St Peter’s Church, Redcar Lane, Redcar. There will be a talk by Peter Chester on the men of Redcar who lost their lives in WW1. New members welcome. If you have a concern about the cemetery or would like to hear the plans for 2015 please come you will be most welcome. Refreshments available. please contact Dot on 01642 478349 dotahmed@btinternet.com

Remembrance Walk

Remembrance walk of the great war.

Walks led by one of the Friends of Redcar Cemetery group who will recount the stories of people commemorated.

Redcar Cemetery, Redcar Lane

Friday 8th August 2014

11am (walk lasts about an hour)

Walk is free to all, please book a place by calling 01642 478349 we can accommodate small groups by arrangement.

We will meet under the arch of the old part of the cemetery.

Please wear suitable footwear as ground is uneven at times.

 

First World War Centenary Launch

  • Time Bandits: Costumed Re-enactors offer an insight into life in the First World War.
  • The Tees Valley Pod: A touring exhibition giving a brief overview of the effects of WWI across the Tees Valley.
  • Book Signing: John Harland Watson, the author of ‘Aces High at Redcar: The history of Redcar Royal Navy air station 1915 to 1919’
  • Film Preview: A chance to see, and buy a copy of, ‘Redcar Remembers’ documentary.
  • Pop up Exhibition: Eight colourful banners tell the story of life in Redcar during WWI.
  • Share Your Stories: Members of FORCEM will listen to your family stories , and may photograph your memorabilia for future projects.
  • Working model of Sopwith Pup: Gary Jones’ model will be on display.
  • Blackburn Kangaroo Tail Piece: Opportunity to see an original part of a WWI aircraft, found in a skip by FORCEM members.

Redcar Leisure and Community Heart

Friday 1st August, 2014

10am til 3pm

Further information from Laburnum Library on 01642 484142

WWI Centenary Launch Event

The Friends of Redcar Cemetery invite you to out first world war centenary launch event.

  • Book Signing: John Harland Watson, author of ‘Aces High at Redcar’, will be on hand to chat about his newly published book.
  • Film Preview: A chance to see, and buy a copy of, ‘Redcar Remembers’ documentary.
  • Pop up Exhibition: Eight colourful banners tell the story of life in Redcar during WWI.
  • The Story of a Project: Exhibition of photographs by Hugh, David and Ken as well as work by year 6 pupils from Ings Farm Primary.
  • Share Your Stories: Members of FORCEM will listen to your family stories , and may photograph your memorabilia for future projects.
  • Traditional Refreshments: Come and join us for a cuppa and a cake, join in activities, and share your stories.

Laburnum Road Library

Friday 25th July, 2014

10am til 3pm

For further information contact Laburnum Library on 01642 484142

Community Animateurs

Come and Join the Community Animateurs

Experience the history of WWI through our unique and exciting story, which includes dressing up and role play!

Make cool crafts to take home, all for free!

Laburnum Road Library, Redcar

Friday 25th July, 2014

1.30pm til 3.30pm

Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

Armed Forces Day

armed-forces-day-flag-3244-pSopwith-Pup-TitleThe Friends will be holding a stall as part of the Armed Forces day to raise money for the cemetery.
Redcar High Street

Sat 28th June 2014

10am til 4pm

We will be there with a model of the Sopwith Pup on show (right) and the new special WWI centenary edition of our newsletter.

There will be jewellery, books and bric a brac on sale. Please do come and support a good  cause.

Special night of entertainment – cancelled

MOSAIC, the nation’s favourite party band presents an evening of dancing and fun, in aid of Friends of Redcar Cemetery.

Playing live music from the 60s onwards, come and dance the night away!

The Citz Club, Lord Street, Redcar

Friday 6th June 2014

7.30pm til late

There will also be a tombola and raffle to raise funds for the charity. Tickets are £4 and available at the door or from:

Laburnum Road Library,

or call Dot on 01642 478349

 

Car Boot Sale

As well as the Coffee Morning on the Friday, we will be out the very next day at Rye Hills School.

Rye Hills School, Redcar

Saturday 12th April

10am til 2pm

We are having a bric a brac stall with many gems and bargains to be had. Please come and support us.