REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY: MARGATE

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 is our main contribution to Remembrance this year. A good turnout will be impressive and moving.

14:00 —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 – Laura Garwin
Laying of the wreath by Dan Taylor
Reveille

15.00 – 17.00 Reception
Held at the Turner Contemporary Margate Gallery

17.00 Gallery closes

Dress

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

Transport

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.

Arrangement

Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible to projects@vfpuk.org

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