What's On

Homecoming Hearts Exhibition

Homecoming Hearts Exhibition
Start Date: 6 November 2019
Start Time: 10.30am
End Date: 13 November 2019
End Time: 6pm

Bury St Edmunds Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds

An opportunity to see the many embroidered “Hearts” (loosely based on a template by Helen M. Stevens) created in support of SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) and sent from all around the world to commemorate the end of WWI, including several contributions by Helen herself. During 1919, many servicemen and women were only just arriving back with their loved ones.

This intimate exhibition remembers their contribution to the war effort and the ultimate sacrifice given by so many others. Not to be missed by any embroidery lover or history buff.

See the exhibition on November 6, 9, 10 & 13.

FREE entry.

Related blog posts

Fireworks Displays in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond

Wrap up warm and head out to one of these fantastic fireworks displays in Bury...

READ MORE

Halloween Happenings in Bury St Edmunds & Beyond 2019!

With over 1000 years of history, it should come as no surprise that Bury St...

READ MORE

The force is strong in Bury St Edmunds this Autumn ...

This Autumn, in a galaxy far, far away (also known as Bury St Edmunds), Moyse’s...

READ MORE

More Events

Space, Architecture and the Parish Church

08 Nov - 08 Nov
St John's Church, St John Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Gabriel Byng, Research Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge explores the...

READ MORE

Lulu Still On Fire

20 Oct - 20 Oct
The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Lulu still has plenty to shout about as she embarks...

READ MORE

An evening with Sophie Hannah

26 Oct - 26 Oct
The Unitarian Meeting House, Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1RH

Sophie will talk about her career as renowned poet, award...

READ MORE