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

Armistice 100: The Big Thank You!

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

Invite to the Armistice100 service at North Baddesley

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.

A video message from Cllr Celia Dowden at the Over The Top memorial

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

Act of dedication: 'Over the Top'

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 

Over the Top Poppy Update XI

More than 50 people gathered at the ancient church of St John the Baptist for the launch of the poppy cascade memorial for North Baddesley marking 100 years since the end of WW1.

Poppy Update X

The Poppy Cascade is rolled up ready to deploy on Saturday Morning, in time for the opening party on Sunday at 2pm

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

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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. 

We wonder if you might be interested in our Christmas Events as well?

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 


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