Last week we were contacted via e-mail from far distant New Zealand. The e-mails, which in many ways justify our project and all that we are trying to achieve, are shared with you here. Sandra says that she was emotional watching the videos but her words bring out emotions too. Corporal Joseph Brown died in […]
Despite our proud announcement last month we are having to make changes to the arrangements for the Battlefield tour. We have encountered problems getting suitable accommodation, primarily in Arras where there is a Motor Car rally on the weekend that we planned to visit. For various personal reasons it has not been possible to achieve […]
We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition focuses on an award win for BBC Oxford reporter Victoria Cook, a report on our recent Poppy Factory visit and a lovely email from Sandra Choate in New Zealand (relative of Corporal Joseph Brown). Enjoy the read and please share with others.
A huge congratulations to BBC Oxford reporter Victoria Cook for winning a Royal Television Society award for “best feature within a news programme”. She was presented with her award at a ceremony in Winchester on Friday 4 March. To celebrate, we will be holding a small reception for Victoria in Thame in the next few weeks.
Last October, when we took our Battlefield Tour to France and Belgium, we were very lucky to be accompanied by Victoria Cook, a BBC Reporter who subsequently edited and broadcast four three minute features about Thame Remembers on BBC South News. We are thrilled to learn that Victoria has now been nominated for a Royal […]
Following the visit to the Poppy Factory, the party from Thame visited Kingston Cemetery to lay a Thame Remembers cross at the grave of Lieutenant Colonel George Alfred Edsell. The delivery was made by Allan Hickman.