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“Secret Buckinghamshire” Webinar Series – Registration Now Open

Our “Secret Buckinghamshire” Webinar Series continues with three more talks coming up in the autumn. The talks will be hosted on Zoom and registration is now open. You can sign up at tiny.cc/9dkiuz .The lectures are free to attend but please consider making a donation to our ‘war chest’ to help us to maintain the military history of Buckinghamshire. You can donate here. Just click on the Virgin Donate button.

The first lecture of the Autumn series is entitled “Walls Have Ears: Latimer House and Wilton Park and the Second World War”. Presented by Dr Helen Fry, it will focus on the important role played by these well-known Buckinghamshire houses in supporting  Britain’s ‘Secret War’.

Dr Fry is Honorary Research Fellow at University College, London, an ambassador for the Museum of Military Intelligence and a trustee of the Medmenham Collection of military aerial photographic interpretation and imagery analysis. She is the author of The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain’s WW2 Interrogation Centre (2017), The Walls have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of WW2 (2019), and M19: A History of the Secret Service for Escape and Evasion in WW2 (2020). Currently, she is writing a biography of the M16 spymaster, Thomas Kendrick.

Thank You Event for the World War One Generation

The Gateway, Aylesbury

Sunday 11 November 2018

1300-1600

Entertainment from the Rockabellas, the Halton Military Wives Choir, J’s Joyful Divas, the Chiltern Poetry Society, and the Buckinghamshire Band of the Royal British Legion

World War One Ration Pack Lunches and Afternnon Tea

Admission Free


The 1/1st Bucks Battalion in Italy, 1917-18

Bucks Military Museum Trust and Buckingham Heritage Trust

30 October to 28 November 2018

The Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham

1000-1600

Free Admission

info@buckinghamoldgaol.org.uk


Armistice 100 Events in Buckingham

Silent Soldiers

Saturday 10 November 2018

0900-1230, Buckingham Town Centre

Commemorative Concert

Sunday 11 November 2018

1715-2000, Buckingham Town Centre

Hosted by Charlie Ross (BBC Bargain Hunt) with Choir of 100 Voices, Miles Nottage and his Band, MK Pipe Band, Isabelle Morgan (Soprano), Local Musicians and Groups

Tapestry Exhibition

27 October to 16 November 2018

Buckingham Library 

All events in Aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Fund


After the War Was Over

Haddenham Museum Trust

Saturday 10 November 2018

St Mary’s Church, Haddenham

1430 and 1930

A new play by Margaret Watkins following on from the previously performed production in 2014, which commemorated the outbreak of war. With the assistance of the Haddenham Players, the production will form part of the commemoration of the Armistice and the sacrifices of local people.

All profits will be shared between Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion


100 Hearts: Legacy of War

Bucks County Museum

Church Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2QP 

20 October 2018 to 12 January 2019

One of 12 country-wide exhibitions by the members of the Embroiderers’ Guild commemorating the end of the Great War through intricate and evocative pieces of work in fabric and thread. The display in Aylesbury will also include photographic portraits of men and women from the county who served in the war. 

Entry by donation


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