Thame Remembers

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  1. Day 2 in the trenches

    Our group continued their journey today stopping at the Beaumont-Hamel preserved trenches on the WW1 Somme battlefields.

  2. Day 1 of the tour reaches Belgium

    Our battlefield tour begins… first stop is Essex Farm Cemetery where the “Flanders Fields” poem was written.

  3. Battlefield Tour group reach Dover

    The group has made it to Dover from Thame and will head to Altia Hotel in Lille, to rest before some of the Thame Remembers crosses and wreathes are distributed in Belgium tomorrow.

  4. CWGC gravestones and battlefied cemeteries

    This special supplement is dedicated to the Commonwealth Graves Commission gravestones and battlefield cemeteries. There was much discussion – and argument– as to the type of permanent marker that individual British graves should have. The decision was made not to have a cross, but a standard sized headstone for every soldier, representing equality in death whatever a […]

  5. Thame Mayor delivers latest cross

    Councillor Nichola Dixon actively supported the Thame Remembers project when she delivered a cross to Sergeant Brian Perry in Berkhamsted this week.  She was joined by many of the Thame Town Council staff members. Sadly Sergeant Perry never saw active service due to becoming seriously ill from meningitis on a camp, but he did receive […]

  6. Certificates

    A certificate and delivery report is produced for each cross that is delivered. At the Thame Food Festival, we became aware of people not receiving these details. Please let us know if you have not received yours. Email [email protected] or call Mike on 07973 440229.

  7. BBC join Battlefield Tour

    We are delighted to announce that BBC Oxford have enthusiastically accepted our invitation to accompany our Battlefield Tour, 29 October – 2 November 2015, and that Senior Reporter Victoria Cook was introduced at the tour briefing on 1st October. A BBC Crew were in Thame on 13 October to film some initial background shots and […]

  8. Issue 13 now out!

    We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. Read about the successful Thame Food festival, BBC coverage confirmation for our Battlefield Tour and details of Remembrance Sunday… plus much more. Download Newsletter issue 13 now.

  9. Food for thought at Thame festival

    More than 25,000  people from Bucks, Berks, Oxon and beyond made their way to the scenic town of Thame for the 2015 Food Festival last weekend. Thame Remembers were active in the event as we promoted the project, showed a typical WWII food ration for the week, typical food recipes from yesteryear and Steve Perry […]