Great War Society Events - WW1 Reenactors

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Date: Saturday 4th June 2016

Avoncroft Museum, Worcs.

June 4th / 5th - Battle of The Somme commemorative event, with infantry training camp and Field Hospital.

Date: Saturday 25th June 2016

Royal Military Academy

Saturday June 25th - Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Battle of The Somme commemorative parade and church service, featuring GWS Tommies, at the invitation of the Royal Irish Rangers Officers' Club.

Date: Saturday 25th June 2016

Tank Museum, Bovington

June 25th / 26th - the GWS' annual participation at 'Tankfest'!! Our 1917 British tank crew will be working with the Museum's running replica Mk. IV Tank ('the Warhorse Tank').

Date: Wednesday 29th June 2016

The Somme, France

June 29th to July 3rd - GWS SOMME 100!! Our Battle of The Somme Centenary event, to honour those who served and fell, at various locations within the 1916 battlefield area. Based in the village of Mailly-Maillet, and working with our comrades of the Royal Warwickshire Regt., we shall be operating a full behind-the-lines infantry training camp, as well as taking part in various official commemorative parade events. The 24th General Hospital will also be in attendance.

Date: Saturday 16th July 2016

Farnborough Airshow, Hants.

July 16th / 17th - our RFC personnel will be providing a living-history area at this prestigious international airshow, depicting a British airfield on the Western Front in 1916.

Date: Saturday 30th July 2016

Peterborough Museum

July 30th / 31st - our 24th General Hospital staff and members of the infantry sections will be supporting the 'Trenches, Trauma and Treatment' event, presenting displays which allow the visitor to follow the evacuation of wounded soldiers from a Regimental Aid Post on the Western Front in 1916, to a convalescent hospital in England. These will include a visit to the original onsite Great War period operating theatre. Copy and paste this link into your browser for details: http://www.vivacity-peterborough.com/event/trenches-trauma-and- treatment

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