Mayor’s Tea Party at The Hall launches WW1 commemoration

The Mayor’s Tea Party was held on 1st of November in the historic and iconic venue, The Hall. This marked the launch for the Town Council’s series of events commemorating the centenary of end of WW1 in 1918; Countdown to Peace It provided many of the attendees a unique experience to see inside the late Alex Moulton’s home, … Read more

BOA Film Society present: JOURNEY’S END

The centenary of the end of World War One is here with a new film of R C Sherriff’s classic stage play set in the front-line trenches. It is expertly cast, well acted, powerful and heartfelt. Director Saul Dibb, 2017 English (UK), 105 min, 12A. Tickets: £5 for Non-Members. No charge for Members To find … Read more

‘Lost’ medal presented to family of fallen WWI soldier

Exactly 102 years ago today, on 9th August 1916, a young man, one of many from Bradford on Avon, was killed at the Somme. Last week, Jesse’s descendant Malcolm Fletcher and his wife Julia Fletcher came to Bradford on Avon searching for information about him, and having been directed to the BOA Museum, found to their … Read more

Countdown to Peace

  WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN IN THE ‘COUNTDOWN TO PEACE’ CELEBRATION IN 2018? 11th November 2018 marks both the centenary of the Armistice that ended hostility in World War I and Remembrance Sunday.  ‘Countdown to Peace’ is a programme of events and activities over the first ten days of November 2018, designed to raise awareness and understanding across the whole community of Bradford on Avon. This … Read more