Proud Moray school pupils will travel to Westminster to perform song written about RAF

Proud Moray school pupils will travel to Westminster to perform song written about RAF

Music students from Moray will travel to London to perform a moving song they have written to pay homage to the RAF.

Pupils from Lossiemouth High School have been chosen as the winners of the international competition Never Such Innocence, which has been organised to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I...

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Prime Minister and school pupils attend First World War centenary event

Prime Minister and school pupils attend First World War centenary event

Dozens of school children joined the Prime Minister and high-ranking military officials to mark the centenary of the First World War on Friday.

Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence hosted Never Such Innocence (NSI) at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, in Marlow Road, Maidenhead.

NSI aims to engage children with the First World War and is inviting nine to 16-year-olds to enter a competition by submitting poetry or art inspired by the events of the war…

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SUNDERLAND MINSTER HOSTS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY NEVER SUCH INNOCENCE

SUNDERLAND MINSTER HOSTS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY NEVER SUCH INNOCENCE

Never Such Innocence, a national charity aimed at engaging children aged between 9-16 years old in the First World War centenary commemorations, will today be hosted by Sunderland Minster in partnership with the Churches’ Conservation Trust, the Empire Theatre, and Sunderland Music Hub.  The children will be welcomed by Revd Andrew Dowsett, and addressed by the Lord Lieutenant Mrs Susan Winfield OBE.  The Mayor Cllr Doris McKnight will also be in attendance…

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Rebecca chosen for Passchendaele role

Rebecca chosen for Passchendaele role

A SCHOOLGIRL from Farnham, Rebecca Farnfield, took centre stage at the Passchendaele Centenary Exhibition in Belgium on Monday to read her competition-winning war poem ‘I Stand Alone’.

Rebecca, 11, read her poem at 9.20am and 4.30pm in the Passchendaele Memorial Park as part of the events to mark the 100th anniversary of the infamous battle, in front of distinguished guests including the Belgium Royal family, the Prince of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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