Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Boroughs Mark the Battle Too

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Boroughs Mark the Battle Too

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BATTLE of the Somme commemorations continue around the region, and here are a few of the events you can pay your respects at in the coming days.

TAMESIDE SEA CADETS PARADE: Tameside Sea Cadets have been around since 1943, and celebrate Britain's maritime heritage. WHERE: Lower Wharf St, Ashton-Under-Lyne WHEN: July 1, 10am-3pm, free THEIPVAL MEMORIAL CONCERT: The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Honour Choir present music by composers that served on the Somme (George Butterworth, Ivor Gurney and Cecil Coles), plus the world premiere of God's Own Caught In No Man's Land (by Salford professor Stephen Davismoon) about the Salford Pals at Thiepval Ridge.

WHERE: Maxwell Building, University of Salford WHEN: July 1, 7.30pm, free - eventbrite.co.uk BATTLE OF THE SOMME SCREENING WITH ORCHESTRA: Laura Rossi has composed a new score for the Geoffrey Malins and John McDowell film The Battle Of The Somme, which was first screened in cinemas in 1916. …

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