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Guided Tour & Activity WW1 Centenary Commemoration for Primary Schools

Wednesday 14th November

10:00 - 14:00

Description:Wells Cathedral is working with Barnabas in Schools and Wells & Mendip Museum to put on an interactive and reflective event to commemorate the WW1 centenary.
There will be a carousel of 3 interactive workshops:
• What Price Peace? Barnabas RE Session exploring ‘Coming Home and the Long Winter’ through stories and drama.
• Wells Remembers at Wells & Mendip Museum: investigate a trench and the stories of people and events from the Great War. How do you think World War I should be remembered?
• Remembrance and Peace: go on a reflective tour of the cathedral and view the knitted poppy exhibition and school displays in the Chapter House.
The day will close with a plenary and collective act of Remembrance.
Optional: During lunch time visit the field of poppies made by local children at the Bishops Palace
Aimed at Year 5 & 6 pupils @ £5 per pupil. Only 90 spaces so book early to avoid disappointment. Please note that not all of the venues are fully accessible so please inform us upon booking of any mobility requirements.
Contact Jessica Witchell, Education Officer for info and booking on
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