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On the Battlefield Concert - West Bromwich Town Hall

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War Movie Music & Speech By Prisoner Of War
To mark the 100th anniversary of World War One's Battle of the Somme, The People's Orchestra is performing a concert featuring a set list of iconic music from war movies.

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On The Battlefield concert features music from famous war movies

The People's Orchestra, a registered charity that is funded by the Arts Council, has arranged for an exciting repertoire of music from some of the most iconic war film scores of all time. The soundtrack on the night includes music from blockbusters Warhorse, Dambusters and Saving Private Ryan.

The concert at West Bromwich Town Hall on July 3 at 7pm will also include former prisoner of war John Peters giving a short account of his own experiences in war.

Mr Peters was a former prisoner of war in the Gulf War after his plane was shot down in Iraq. Now he works as a motivational speaker and is offering his time to present a small talk about his treatment and experiences being a POW.

The audience will also hear how he has turned his traumatic experiences into his strength.

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The People's Orchestra is a charity based in the West Midlands

Members of the orchestra are volunteers who want to keep their interest alive by playing music in the community. The People's Orchestra was a Charity of the Year finalist 2015 in the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Awards.

On The Battlefield
West Bromwich Town Hall
July 3, 2016 at 7pm
Tickets cost 5 - 10 from West Bromwich Town Hall Box Office, by phoning 0121 569 2616 or visiting The People's Box Office website.
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Why? See great war music by a community orchestra
When: July 3, 2016
Phone: 0121 569 2614
Where: West Bromwich Town Hall
Cost: From 5 - 10
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