Winchester Festival: An Honest Solider

Winchester Cathedral, Lady Chapel

9th Jul 2018 3.00PM - 9th Jul 2018 Event Type: Other

"An Honest Soldier never is forgot, Whether he dies by Musket or by Pot."

Summer 1918: Bill Wilson, an American soldier, is billeted in Winchester on his way to fight in the war in France. An encounter in Winchester Cathedral will eventually draw him to a new way of life - and on his return to America, he will become one of the founding members of a worldwide organisation: Alcoholics Anonymous.

Compiled by Philip Glassborow and presented by 2Time Theatre, this new play for voices includes music and poetry from the First World War, with extracts from the writings of Bill Wilson and other contemporary accounts.

Tickets, £10 and are available from the Cathedral Box Office or online on 18th May.

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