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£3.00The story of the capture of much of the 51st Highland Division at St.Valéry-en-Caux is the story of tremendous endeavour and outstanding bravery by Scottish soldiers in one of the key episodes in World War Two, told by one of the country’s leading experts on the subject.
The speaker, Brigadier Charles Grant was commissioned into the Queen's Own Highlanders in 1968. He commanded the 51st Highland Brigade and was Director Land Warfare before retiring to take up the post of Chief Executive of the Highland Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association. He retired from this appointment in 2007 and writes books on both military history and war gaming. He is President of ACFA (Scotland) and Honorary Colonel of 7 SCOTS. He is the historian for, and manages, the 51st Highland Division web site.
The talks gives an overview of the one of the most poignant and painful events from the start of the Second World War – the surrender and capture of the 51st Highland Division at St.Valéry-en-Caux.
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£15.00A poignant collection of poems and music in remembrance of those who perished in conflict.
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Colonel Bogey March - Band of H.M.Coldstream Guards
Goodbyee - Penny Piano
Keep the home fires burning/pack up your troubles/It's a long way to Tipperary - Band of H.M. Coldstream Guards
Roses of Picardy - Templeton Murray
Poem: To his Love - Ivor Gurney
Eternal Father strong to save - Dykes The Band of the Irish Guards
Poem: Spring in Wartime - Edith Nesbit read by Sarah Woodward
Laid In Earth Purcell - The Band of the Irish Guards
O God our Help in Ages Past - Croft - The Band of the Irish Guards
The Chimes of Big Ben/The Silence
The Last Post - Patrick Addinall
Abide with Me - Monk - The Band of the Irish Guards
Poem: Recessional Rudyard Kipling read by Anton Lesser
O Taste and See - Vaughan Williams Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
Irish Tune from County Derry - Grainger Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Poem: The Soldier - Rupert Brooke read by Michael Maloney
English Idyll No 2 - Butterworth English Symphony Orchestra
Poem: Anthem of Doomed Youth - Wilfred Owen read by Robert Powell
An English Suite - Air - Parry English Symphony Orchestra
Poem: At a War Grave - John Jarmain read by Michael Malony
Sanctus - Vaughan Williams Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford
Poem: For the Fallen - Laurence Binyon read by Michael Maloney
Nimrod -ELGAR CSR Symphoney Orchestra
National Anthem - God Save the Queen - The Band of the Irish Guards
Poem: Perhaps - Vera Brittain read by Dame Judi Dench
Sunset Green - The Band of the Irish Guards
Poem: In Flanders Field - John McCrae read by Robert Powell
Reveille - Patrick Addinall
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£15.00In goweny glens thy burnie strays, where bonnie lasses bleach their claes; or trots by hazelly shaws and braes, wi' hawthorns grey, where blackbirds join the shepherd's lays, at close o'day
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