St Paul’s to hold WW1 exhibition

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St Paul’s Parish in Gilford will be holding a First World War exhibition on Saturday 7 November as part of their contribution to the Church of Ireland Outreach Mission.

The event will be hosted by Portadown man Ashley Forbes, an enthusiastic collector of World War memorabilia and member of the Ancre Somme Association.

Ashley, who recently gave a lecture on behalf of Banbridge district council in the Iveagh Movie Studio alongside Dr Eamon Phoenix, discussing the History of postcards of the Home Rule Crisis and the First World War, shall be giving a short history talk beginning at 12noon.

Many of these postcards will be on display, along with various other artefacts and guests are encouraged to bring along any World War items for free appraisal / valuation.

St. Paul’s would encourage anyone and everyone to come along to the event, to learn more about First World and enjoy the numerous artefacts on display as well as nice cup of tea in friendly company.

Admission is free and refreshments will be served, event commences 10am-4pm