Moving letters and music from wartime

From left, Elissa Curtis, LAET Brady and Mason Parker. Picture: PO Phot Nicola Harper

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ANCIENT St Nicholas Church on Thorney Island, is the setting for an evening of letters, literature, poetry and prose by the soldiers and civilians who lived through Second World War.

Songs and music from the time will also be woven into the event organised by arts group WemsFest tomorrow at 7.30pm.

More Voices is a music and drama group with a wide range of experience in the arts and education of music and drama.

The cast will read from the letters from of Toronto-based Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada David Hazzard. He was stationed in the area and his letters home will be read.

The same event will take place at The Meeting Place, Westbourne, on June 8.

WemsFest has been given £100,000 to put on a series of events commemorating D-Day across Havant and West Sussex.

For tickets call 01243 372154.