Hansons hosts ‘Project Poppy’ in aid of The Royal British Legion

knitted-poppyHansons Fabrics & Crafts in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, are hosting a creative and craft-filled 2-day charity event on Friday 4th & Saturday 5th November. Raising money for The Royal British Legion during their Poppy Appeal and in the lead up to Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday, Hansons will be transformed into a hive of creativity as customers knit, crochet, felt, sew and stick their very own hand-crafted poppies to either take away or add to the shop’s display. Full story: Read more

Wincanton Poppy Appeal Launch, 26th October

poppiesWincanton Royal British Legion will launch Poppy Appeal 2013/14 with a rousing concert given by Wincanton Silver Band at Wincanton Memorial Hall on 26th October starting at 7.30 pm. From the glorious Prussian cavalry march Father Rhine to the stately Grenadiers Waltz and from the songs of South Pacific to the melodies of Irving Berlin, this concert will entertain from start to finish. The forthcoming anniversary of the First World War will be represented with music and poetry and the rousing Last Post will be performed to the intimate setting of Douglas Pope’s Nightfall in Camp.” The band are also playing Highlights from Les Miserables, the Thin Red Line and The Wee Macgreegor. Tickets cost £7.50 each and are available from Wincanton Town Hall and Divine Wines in Wincanton High Street or by telephoning 01963-824193