Date: Saturday 13 November

Time: 1400-1700

Location: Margate

Arrangement: David Collins

Veterans For Peace will be heading to Margate to participate in a closing ceremony of the statue April is the Cruellest Month.

This event represents our main contribution to Remembrance this year.

A good turnout will be impressive and moving.

14:00 to 14:30 Closing Ceremony

Brief Introduction by David Collins.
Speech by Michael Rakowitz
Speech by Dan Taylor
Poem/Speech by David Longley
Verses 1 and 7 of “The Iraqi Nights” by Dunya Mikhail
Poem by Alan Chick
Last Post played by Laura Garwin
Laying of the wreath by Dan Taylor

15.00 to 17.00 Reception

Held at the Turner Contemporary Margate Gallery

17.00 Gallery closes


VFP Blue sweater, shirt, tie, dark trousers, dark shoes.


If you are travelling from London, please feel free to join us on the following trains.

Outward: Depart St Pancras 11.12 Arrive Margate 12.38

Return: Depart Margate 17.55 Arrive St Pancras 19.21

Train travel will be refunded for VFP members and there is no charge for the reception.

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