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The Reverend Davies Historical Pageant

 

PEAR TREE CHURCH & GREEN, PEARTREE AVE, BITTERNE, SOTON.

12-5PM , APRIL 22 2007

 

FREE EVENT ORGANISED BY THE DIAPER HERITAGE ASSOCIATION

SUPPORTED BY THE HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND

 

 

Travel back in time to the late 19 th century when Rev Davies, historian and vicar of Peartree Church has gathered together his parishioners to celebrate the history of Itchen Ferry Village.

 

12 Noon – Rev. Davies Pageant in the company of The Sarah Siddons Fan Club. A theatrical romp of 600 years of history in 60 minutes

 

1.00pm – Teas & Coffees available served by the Friends of Pear Tree Church

 

1.30pm – 'Meet the Ancestors' Short tour around Pear Tree Cemetery

 

2.00pm – Rev. Davies Pageant in the company of The Sarah Siddons Fan Club. A theatrical romp of 600 years of history in 60 minutes

 

3.00pm – Teas & Coffees available served by the Friends of Pear Tree Church

 

3.30pm – Disasters, Diseases & Diaper, the seemier side of life in Itchen Ferry

 

4.00pm – Teas & Coffees available served by the Friends of Pear Tree Church

 

4.30pm - concert of traditional folk songs from Brian Hooper & Jeff Henry

 

Throughout the Afternoon 12.30-4pm (inside the church)

Meet The Relatives

How to put together a family tree, with members of the Diaper Heritage Association and a chance to see the current Diaper family tree of over 7000 entries over five hundred years.

Bitterne Local History Society Exhibition of local history

A Village in pictures and film, screening of historic pictures and film

Itchen Ferry Village Oral history project

Record you memories for posterity

Old Wives Tales

Story telling from ‘past’ village residents

The Friends of Pear Tree Church stand

Find out how you can support the oldest Anglican built church in the world.

Donations towards the church restoration fund appreciated.