August 1914-2014 commemorations

The following commemorative events in August have been brought to my attention concerning the war in Africa.

TUESDAY, 5 AUGUST 2014 at 19.30
at the DITSONG NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY, South Africa
Erlswold Way in Saxonwold
August 1914 – 100 years ago World War I was declared

THE CHANTICLEER SINGERS
RICHARD COCK present WAR & PEACE
A moving tribute to those men and women who made the supreme sacrifice, in a programme with a dramatic mix of music, poetry and readings, featuring some of the great First World War poets, read by Alan Swerdlow and Peter James Smith.

The programme will end with the Last Post being played beneath the War Memorial: A memorial to those who died in wars.

TICKETS: R150 (this includes a glass of wine or gluhwein)
Seating is limited to 300.
There is plenty of safe parking
BOOKING: Please phone 011 447 9264 or email rcock@iafrica.com
BANK DETAILS: Chanticleer Singers. NEDBANK (Greenside 197505); A/c No 1975 046 560; Reference: surname 4/8
Chanticleer Singers
P O Box 627, ParklandsJohannesburg
Johannesburg2121
[P]: 011 447 9264| [F]:
www.richardck.co.za

SUNDAY 10 August, at 14h30, in the Ditsong Military Museum Auditorium, South Africa
Address as above

Commemorative Film Show
Centenary of the Outbreak of World War I

As part of the SA Military History Society’s and the Ditsong Military History Museum’s Programme of Events based around the Centenary of the First World War, a special showing of the classic movie, “Oh What a Lovely War!” made in 1969, and one of the most controversial made about the War.

The Event will be organised under the kind auspices of the Majestic Film Society.

The ticket price of R100 per person will include an introductory talk as well as tea and refreshments after the movie. Booking is essential.

To book, please contact the Majestic, on majestic@telkomsa.net, or at Tel: 011 486 3648

Events are also planned in Kenya but dates need to be confirmed. Details will be added once confirmed.

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