‘On The Mend’

On The Mend is a musical, romantic play about the nurses and patients who spent time in Cheltenham’s Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) hospitals during the First World War. Presented by the Everyman Theatre, it features professional actors alongside a number of local performers. The play will be staged over five nights at, or close to, sites of the original VAD hospitals to create a truly authentic experience. On The Mend promises to be moving, topical, funny, family-friendly and not to be missed.

‘On The Mend’

On The Mend is a musical, romantic play about the nurses and patients who spent time in Cheltenham’s Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) hospitals during the First World War. Presented by the Everyman Theatre, it features professional actors alongside a number of local performers. The play will be staged over five nights at, or close to, sites of the original VAD hospitals to create a truly authentic experience. On The Mend promises to be moving, topical, funny, family-friendly and not to be missed.

‘On The Mend’

On The Mend is a musical, romantic play about the nurses and patients who spent time in Cheltenham’s Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) hospitals during the First World War. Presented by the Everyman Theatre, it features professional actors alongside a number of local performers. The play will be staged over five nights at, or close to, sites of the original VAD hospitals to create a truly authentic experience. On The Mend promises to be moving, topical, funny, family-friendly and not to be missed.

A Concert to mark the Centenary

Join us for a celebration of music and poetry to commemorate the First World War. This special evening will showcase new work by talented young participants at Gloucestershire Music, Song Writing Charity and other community organisations that bring this poignant anniversary into the spotlight. With choral renditions, new melodies and poetry the evening will move from 1918 to reflect on what the Great War means to us today. Come and join us! http://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/cheltenham-remembers-world-war-one-a-concert-to-mark-the-centenary-245756/

‘On The Mend’

On The Mend is a musical, romantic play about the nurses and patients who spent time in Cheltenham’s Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) hospitals during the First World War. Presented by the Everyman Theatre, it features professional actors alongside a number of local performers. The play will be staged over five nights at, or close to, sites of the original VAD hospitals to create a truly authentic experience. On The Mend promises to be moving, topical, funny, family-friendly and not to be missed.

‘On The Mend’

On The Mend is a musical, romantic play about the nurses and patients who spent time in Cheltenham’s Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) hospitals during the First World War. Presented by the Everyman Theatre, it features professional actors alongside a number of local performers. The play will be staged over five nights at, or close to, sites of the original VAD hospitals to create a truly authentic experience. On The Mend promises to be moving, topical, funny, family-friendly and not to be missed.

WW1 Living History 10am-3pm

The Great War Society will be joining us to recreate a WW1 Army training camp that will give a unique insight into these aspects of life during WW1. They will be setting up camp at the Folly, Swindon Road for a weekend of living history. Site opens 10-3 with demonstrations at 11am and 2pm. There will also be fun activities for all the family including traditional games, dressing up and treasure hunts. Why not bring a picnic and make a day of it?

 

St Peter’s & The Moors in WW1

This exhibition at the Hardwick Gallery focuses on the effect of the war on life in the St Peters & The Moors area of Cheltenham. We are asking local residents to share their WW1 family stories to go alongside information and exhibits which show the impact of the war in the area. Exhibition created by SPTM Big Local. Open 12noon – 4pm daily.

‘A Chronicle of War Work’ Exhibition

This exhibition tells the story of the contribution of the staff and pupils of Cheltenham Ladies’ College to the war effort, both on the home front and on the front line. It includes a recreated ward from St Martin’s VAD Hospital, which was set up by the College in central Cheltenham to care for wounded soldiers. The exhibition focusses on the lasting effects the war had on female emancipation and the increased participation of women in the work place.

‘A Chronicle of War Work’ Exhibition

This exhibition tells the story of the contribution of the staff and pupils of Cheltenham Ladies’ College to the war effort, both on the home front and on the front line. It includes a recreated ward from St Martin’s VAD Hospital, which was set up by the College in central Cheltenham to care for wounded soldiers. The exhibition focusses on the lasting effects the war had on female emancipation and the increased participation of women in the work place.