Join the Atkinson on Armistice Day 2017 to commemorate the impact of war past and present.
Programme of Events
11am -Two Minute Silence followed by Maghull Parish Handbell Ringers
11.15am – Welcome to Sefton Remembers
11.30am – Moss Side Hospital, Shell Shock & the Community. Kevin Bolton, Archives Consultant
12.15pm Not Forgotten, Shell Shock & the Centennial of the First World War. Dr Sam Edwards, Manchester Metropolitan University
1pm – Remembering Moss Side.Bill Esterson MP & Cllr June Burns, Mayor of Maghull
1.15pm – Veterans in Sefton: the work we do & the help we provide. Steve Calderbank, former Chief Petty Officer (Navy), & Dave Smith, former Sergeant Major (Army), Founders of Veterans in Sefton
2pm – Research stories. Adam Cree, Volunteer
Veterans in Sefton
Theatre Bar, 2pm – 4pm
A chance for informal conversations with mentors, volunteers, families & users of the service as they share their stories and discuss the importance of their work. They provide crucial local support for ex-service personnel.