Thank you to everyone who has contributed to a remarkable memorial to the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice which started the end of the First World War
News about the Poppy Cascade
Over the Top a Poppy Cascade memorial for Armistice 100 from North Baddesely at St John the Baptist, Flexford Road, SO52 9DF open 10am to 4pm (ish) from 4th November to 17 November 2018
Join the observance of the Silence for #Armistice100 at St John the Baptist. Service begins at All Saint, in the centre of the village, before processing up Nutburn Road to this ancient church.
Cllr Celia Dowden and other Civic representatives attended the launch of 'Over The Top' a poppy cascade memorial for #Armistice100 in North Baddesley. We are grateful for their participation
The act of dedication for Over the Top the poppy cascade. Watch the service of dedication and see the names of those remembered at North Baddesley. We warmly invite you to the Remembrance day service 11/11/18 0945 at All Saints before processing to St John the Baptist for 1050
Community Remembers WWI 100 - Poppy cascade at St John the Baptist
WWI 100 knitted & crocheted poppy tribute in North Baddesley. Marking the100th anniversary of the end of WWI. Pay tribute to the sacrifice of families from this area and all the troops who trained in the Calvary remount training camps, and passed this way on their journey to France. A poppy cascade falling ‘Over The Top’ of the tower at St John the Baptist, Flexford Road, North Baddesley SO52 9DF
The church is open.
The church of St John the Baptist is open as usual from around 10am to 4pm, and the poppy cascade will be on display until 17 November.
It's not to late to make a peace dove: we will hang these on Remembrance Sunday
We would love you to make an origami dove with a message of peace, from you, inside.
The instructions are here on this dropbox link
There will be paper available from the Church Office to help with this if you need it.
Thank you to our sponsors and supporters
A community project from Companions of St John in partnership with @acnbchurch with financial support from Test Valley Arts Foundation, supported by the Parish Council of North Baddesley with help from North Baddesley Village day committee You can see a full list of thanks here