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An Iconic WW1 Item

It might seem unlikely that a piece of domestic knitting could be an iconic item from the First World War, but I feel this is one. This example was knitted for ‘Tell Them of Us’ from an original WW1 pattern. Knitted for the comfort and protection its owner, this glove is also designed to help them kill. Read More

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Watch ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo

We are delighted to announce that you can now watch our WW1 film ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo. It costs as little as £1.00 to view. Click here to go to Vimeo. Waiting – 1917 (c) Nick Loven

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Centenary Stitches Exhibition, London.

Monday 4th January 2016 was spent installing the Centenary Stitches exhibition at The National Archives in London. Here are some pictures of the team setting it up: L to R: Jessamy Carlson, Heather Crowder, Ali Shepley, Alison, Pauline Loven, Kate Loven, Alison Hinkley and Peter Halse. Thank you so much to our team for all their hard work! Here Read More

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The National Archives, Kew

There will be a special showing of ‘Tell Them of us’ and William’s Story’ at The National Archives, Kew on Friday 15th January 2016.  The films will be screened back-to-back, followed by a panel discussion featuring the director (Nick Loven), cast members and a direct descendant of the Crowder family. Further screenings will be held throughout February and March. Check online Read More

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Charity premiere of William’s Story

Charity Premiere of the drama-documentary ‘William’s Story’ sequel to the film ‘Tell Them of Us’ which told the WWI story of Crowder brothers. Tickets now on sale. All proceeds to the Thimbleby St. Margaret’s Church Restoration Fund.

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The Battle of Loos Commemoration

I am very glad to say that the costume and knitting created for ‘Tell Them of Us’ and the ‘Centenary Stitches’ exhibition continue to do their work in helping to commemorate the anniversaries of the First World War. (c) Lincolnshire Echo, Ursula Lidbetter of the Lincolnshire Coop laying a wreath. October 13th 2015 marked the centenary of a Read More

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Guests from the Royal Photographic Society

During the last two film shoots we had few members of the Royal Photographic Society as guest photographers: Stewart Wall, Mark Graham, Jazz Hayer and David Jones. They created some memorable images. Graham (c) Stewart Wall Bryony Roberts (c) Mark Graham Jess (c) Stewart Wall Bryony Roberts (c) Mark Graham Bryon Roberts (c) Jazz Hayer (c) Read More

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In the Trenches 1918

Two weeks ago we filmed the first part of William Crowder’s first hand account of the German Spring Offensive. On duty in a front line trench and in charge of communications, William was awarded the DSO for his courage in keeping the line open. Here are some of the screen captures from filming by cinematographer and Read More