Art exhibition in Titchfield

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From: Simon Hart <southsea2006@yahoo.co.uk>

Even though George V proclaimed all German titles were to be given up by his family a century ago (July 17 1917), there is still physical evidence in our city of the Germanic royal house that once existed. Two commemoration stones relating to members of the royal house previous to the House of Windsor are so readily a part of the fabric of our daily lives but are probably in the most part overlooked.

A walk along Queen Street and on the corner with Aylward Street will present a building with a foundation stone that was laid by HRH Princess Henry of Battenberg in 1912. This was the married title of Queen Victoria's daughter Beatrice which was relinquished on 14 July 1917. From 17 July 1917 she was known as HRH the Princess Beatrice.

A visit to Sainsburys foyer in Commercial Road will provide the opportunity to see a commemoration stone for the opening of the Child's Ward of the Royal Hospital in 1909 by HH Princess Victoria of Schleswig

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AN ART exhibition is being held by a craft group.

Titchfield Art and Craft is running the show which will feature art, photography, ceramics, textiles and woodwork.

All the pieces were completed by artists and makers in the area. The show is running on Saturday, April 26, 10am till 5pm, and Sunday, April 27, 10am till 4pm.

There is also a ticket-only preview evening on Friday, April 25. Tickets for the weekend shows are £2.