Festival of Remembrance 2018

Enter CIC was once again delighted to receive a personal invitation to participate in the Festival of Remembrance Concert at Durham Cathedral on Saturday 10th November 2018. This was particularly poignant occasion as it marked the centenaries of the end of World War 1 and the formation of The Royal Air Force. The commemorative concert is the largest in the North and it is in aid of the ABF The Soldiers Charity. This year the concert was narrated by Alasdair Hutton (writer and presenter of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo), and…

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Over the Wire Performances

We are in the final stages of completing our WW1 project entitled ‘Over the Wire’ which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery fund. What a fabulous project this has been! We have created lots of different projects over the years, but this project has been one of our favourites and will be remembered by many for years to come.  The Over the Wire project was initially designed to help young people of all ages connect with the Great War and to help them understand the importance and significance of the…

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A Very Special Day

Some days are very special and quite simply yesterday was one of those! As part of our research for the work we are currently conducting in Hartlepool, I visited and spent an afternoon with three very special WW2 veterans (all of whom are in their 90’s). The first veteran I visited was called Mr T Lewis. He will be 100 years of age on the 24th October 2018 (our first performance day for Honoured). As a young soldier Terry found himself on the beaches of Dunkirk! Many of us have…

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Musical Evening

On Saturday 29th September 2018 we had a delightful time performing at Bishop Auckland Methodist Church. “On behalf of everyone at Bishop Auckland Methodist Church ‘Homemakers’ can I thank you all for a wonderful performance you gave on Saturday evening, at times also very moving. Keep up the good work for the future.” Diane Burton – Bishop Auckland Methodist Church

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Belgium Tour

Enter CIC have just returned from performing at a number of WW1 Commemorative sites in Belgium. The company were delighted to receive a personal invite to perform at The Menin Gate (Ypres), St George’s Memorial Church (Flanders Field), Cloth Hall (Ypres) and Talbot House (Ypres). The group consisted of young people and volunteers from Ferryhill and the surrounding areas who travelled to Belgium to perform in an array of high profile commemorative events. In addition to the scheduled performances our young people were also granted special permission to perform at…

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