Saturday 29 June 2019

Armed Forces Day

1 July 2018

Stanley Armed Forces Youth Stars Theater Group – “Last days of the Somme, Life in the Trenches “

9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Front St
Stanley DH9 0NA

SHAID and Youth Stars two Registered Charities will be putting on two shows of the last days of the Somme. Set in the trenches it is a story about the daily lives of the soldiers, using real life narrated stories captured by local papers at the time. It is a 45 minute play followed by meet the cast questions and answers. The event will be free and open to all ages. The play will be run twice and it is part of a wider armed forces celebration hosted by the Town Council where all areas of the armed forces will be represented. The cast will also be part of the front street precession in full period dress.