An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 11 November 2018
Tisbury Flower group are presenting a Floral Tribute to the Women of World War 1 to be held in St. John’s Church, Tisbury from the 9th to 11th November 2018. 10a.m. to 4.p.m.
This event will feature 7 displays specifically remembering the women who played such a vital role between 1914 and 1918
These are The Tisbury Hospital which cared for more than 1400 men during the course of the War; Women’s role in Agriculture; the Munitionettes who lost many women whilst working in the Munitions factories; The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry who are still active today supporting military personnel both at home and abroad; the WRNS; Votes for Women and the Dick and Kerr Womens’ Football team.
In addition the ladies of the Flower Group have knitted in excess of 1000 poppies which will also be on display.
The event will be opening on Friday 9th November at 10.a.m. by Clare, Lady Margadale.
Entrance is free but Donations will be gratefully received. A donation will be made to The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANYS) Princess Royal Volunteer Corps