Great War Centenary Remembered

Great War Centenary Remembered

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Join us for an evening of poetry, readings and music to commemorate the centenary of the end of the Great War in 1918.

This event will guide you through the Great War with a focus on four of the main battles as seen through the eyes of participants and will involve music, poetry and descriptions of what it was like from those who were there. It will be directed by Scottish actor and director John Bett and narrated by John Bett, Professor Steve Heys and Fiona Kennedy OBE.

Music will be from Professor Paul Mealor and the University of Aberdeen Chapel Choir, as well as the pipes and drums of the University's OTC.

This event will raise funds for the Cancer Research Programme at the University of Aberdeen, and donations can be made at the event or online. For more information or to support cancer research at the University of Aberdeen please click HERE

Doors will open at 5.45pm, the audience must be seated by 6.20pm at the latest. 

Admission is FREE but booking is essential HERE

Hosted by
The University of Aberdeen
Elphinstone Hall

For more information contact the Festivals and Events Team on or call 01224 273233.