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Historical Event, Sun 11 Nov 2018

Promenade Park

Promenade Park

Contact

Maldon Tourist Information Centre

Address

Park Drive,
Maldon,
Essex,
CM9 5JQ

Details

The evening commemoration event will be filled with video, sound, and light, and provide an opportunity to poignantly reflect on what the Great War means to us all.
Please note the evening will contain disturbing images from the First World War as well as some loud noises that some people may find distressing or upsetting.
By kind permission of the Imperial War Museum, we will be showing excerpts from the original 1916 film ‘The Battle of the Somme’ which has been digitally remastered. This, together with music, readings and the participation of local cadet forces, set against the back drop of the River Blackwater, will provide a memorable and fitting tribute.
At 7pm, Cllr Henry Bass, Chairman of Maldon District Council, will initiate a tribute called Beacons of Light, which will see the beacon lit to signify the light of peace that emerged from the darkness of four years of war. This beacon will be one of over 1,000 beacons being lit across the United Kingdom at the same time.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Three separate toilet blocks, including disabled facilities and Changing Places toilet accessed by radar key

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Dates Times
Sun 11 Nov 2018 18:00

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    Map reference: TL 858061  Lat: 51.72315 Long: 0.68917

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    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Witham station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

    Three separate toilet blocks, including disabled facilities and Changing Places toilet accessed by radar key