Remembering the Somme

Infantrymen occupying a shallow trench in a ruined landscape before an advance during the Battle of the Somme. (Photo: PA/PA Wire)
Infantrymen occupying a shallow trench in a ruined landscape before an advance during the Battle of the Somme. (Photo: PA/PA Wire)

The Avenue Road Community group will be hosting a ‘Remembering the Somme’ event on June 29, in conjunction with the Ancre Somme Association.

This will feature a showing of the Ancre Somme Associations highly acclaimed ‘Remembering the Somme’ DVD. The event will be held in the Avenue Road Community Centre from 7.30pm to 9pm. Tea/coffee and snacks will be available at the event.’

On July 8 the Avenue Road Community Group will be holding their annual fun day at the community centre.

The fun day will run from 2pm to 4pm and will feature Phil’s farm animals, a bouncy castle, balloon modelling and face painting amongst various other activities. There will be a BBQ going on the day as well with refreshments available. Andy Allen MLA of AA Veteran support is the group’s special guest for the day.