Sidcup taken a century into the past at Great War Pageant

PUBLISHED: 16:01 20 June 2016 | UPDATED: 09:04 21 June 2016

Sidcup’s Great War Pageant - Derek Hope Kent Photonews

Sidcup’s Great War Pageant - Derek Hope Kent Photonews


Crowds flocked to Sidcup High Street on Saturday

Sidcup’s Great War Pageant. Derek Hope - Kent PhotonewsSidcup’s Great War Pageant. Derek Hope - Kent Photonews

Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society helped transport Sidcup back in time on Saturday as it held a Great War Pageant.

The event on Saturday was aimed at commemorating life on the home front in Sidcup during the First World War, with help from the Royal British Legion, and Rose Bruford College.

With the help of Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre, there was street theatre, poetry readings, stalls and live music all put on throughout the day.

Exhibitions showed some of the pioneering facial surgery for soldiers which took place at Queen Mary’s Hospital

Sidcup Rotary Club was raising money on the day while Scouts and Girl Guides were on hand to provide details for local volunteers.

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