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We want you!
Take part in Cheshire East’s First World War commemorative events – We are looking for groups and individuals regardless of age, ability and access needs to be part of When the Light Goes Out.
When the Light Goes Out
Saturday 10 November in Crewe & Sunday 11 November in Tatton Park
4pm-6pm FREE events (no booking required)
Two outdoor family arts events commemorating the First World War. The weekend will include; a street concert, parade, choirs, promenade performance and building projection created and inspired by the residents of Cheshire East. When the Light Goes Out draws together the four-year Cheshire East Reflects programme of activities and events created by Cheshire East Council to commemorate the First World War.
Opportunities include (see download links below for more information):
Parade Performers, Parade Participants, Prop & Costume Making, Flag & Banner Making, Join the Community Company, Call for submissions of WW1 Letters and Artefacts, Community Choir, Street Concert – Brass and Silver Bands, Event Stewards, Event Skills Workshops, Community Fringe Programme
To express your interest in taking part please email firstname.lastname@example.org