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Stolen Lives: Forthview pupils produce WW1 poetry anthology

A series of emotional First World War poems written by Forthview primary school children  have been transformed into a new book.

Forthview Primary School P and P7 pupils saw the National Theatre’s superb production of War Horse at the Festival Theatre earlier this year, and they were so inspired by the show they decided to write a series of poems based on the experiences of Scottish people during the war. 631 more words

War Horse Part 3: The Assyrians

(A war horse being ridden by a cavalry archer, most likely to be an Assyrian warrior king.)

Legend states that the Assyrians were often, if not always, ruled by cruel kings. 462 more words

History

A Week Long Intermission for War Horse

In a spur of the moment decision, we were given two free tickets to see War Horse. A colleague of Jeff’s had two extra tickets and they happened to know that we are fans of the stage. 645 more words

Art/Museums

No Mans Land

Last year, I contributed to an exhibition of illustrated envelopes at The Illustration Cupboard in London, for which I used the etching plate of a gun team I had made for a… 137 more words

They'll just tally the years

on the outer limits of your imagination
south of the lady who holds the torch
in the valley of Donegal and Tipperary
sits a war horse who lives on a porch… 66 more words

Poetry

War Horse - Theatre Royal Plymouth October 3rd 2013

A touching, exciting and thrilling story of friendship and loyalty between man and beast in the first world war as a competition between brothers leads to a young man going to war in pursuit of the horse his father sold to the war effort.   771 more words

Theatre