Memorial hall to host 1940s-themed dance

PUBLISHED: 08:13 09 November 2018

Felsted Memorial Hall. Picture: GOOGLE

Felsted Memorial Hall. Picture: GOOGLE


Dust off your dancing shoes because Felsted Memorial Hall will be hosting a 1940s dance on Saturday, to celebrate the centenary of the First World War Armistice.

Volunteers completing the poppy cascade. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDVolunteers completing the poppy cascade. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

There will be cars from the 1940s, a singer performing hits from the era and a cascade of 5,000 poppies.

The money raised from the event will go towards the Felsted Branch of the Royal British Legion and refurbishing the memorial hall.

Organiser Angela Francis, whose grandfather served in the Second World War in Egypt, said: “We wanted to do something for the people in the village. We wanted to bring the village together and have a bit of a party.”

The tickets are £15 and include a ploughman’s lunch, however there is a limited amount left. For tickets contact Angela Francis on 01371 820277 or The dance starts 8pm and finishes at 11.30pm.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dunmow Broadcast visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dunmow Broadcast staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dunmow Broadcast account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 14:46

A burglary was committed at a Co-op in Great Bardfield early this morning (November 17).

Yesterday, 00:00

Endurance Estates Strategic Land would like to invite you to attend a public exhibition to discuss their proposals for the development of up to 120 new homes, public open space, and a care home, at Land at Parsonage Road, Takeley.

Fri, 14:53

Emptying bins and running the recycling service remains the most important priority for Uttlesford District Council, according to residents who completed a recent survey.

Fri, 12:45

A former police officer based in Essex has been found guilty of gross misconduct after having a sexually explicit conversation with a convicted paedophile and failing to report it.

Digital Edition

Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Dunmow Broadcast weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy