Shrewton Shines – Gallipoli 2015

Thursday the 24 May 2017 saw villagers and Appleford School pupils having an history lesson in one of the most harrowing campaigns of WW1 – Gallipoli.

Grateful thanks were expressed Appleford School for providing the venue at no charge together with our local Co-Op supplying the light refreshments for the evening.  The result of this was a donation to the Shrewton Shines activities of £143.50, this figure consisted of donations to the raffle and entrance fees. There was also a Q &A Discussion with the pupils from Appleford asking most of questions, which were of interest to all; especially as WW1 is a subject within their forthcoming GCSE examinations.   We all of the Shrewton Shines committee wish them well in their endeavours. Continue reading