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A Touch of Paradise in Hell

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Every-Man’s Sanctuary from the Trenches Jan Louagie (Helion & Company Limited, 2015)    388 pp, with numerous b/w photos and images throughout the text. List of illustrations, a list of abbreviations, ten appendices with extracts from original documents, bibliography and index. In all my experience I have never known a place so vital to mo…


ONLINE: Talbot House, beyond the Great War

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The presentation will be live and online. When the First World War drew to a close, Tubby Clayton returned home to run an ordination school. Before his departure, he envisioned a Talbot House back home for veterans to cater to their mental, physical and spiritual needs. In a few years, he founded the worldwide TocH charity, organised pilgrimages t…


Talbot House and 'Tubby' Clayton - Linda Parker

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Our branch meeting on Sunday, 8th May 2022 will focus on Talbot House in Poperinge, Belgium and the Rev 'Tubby' Clayton. WFA member from our neighbouring Thames Valley branch, Linda Parker, will be speaking on this subject which forms a small part of her extensive knowledge of padres in the Great War. (The image above shows a group of Queens' (Roya…


Tubby Clayton - a Talk by Francis Mullan

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On Wednesday 8th of June, 2022, Branch member Francis Mullan will present his talk on Tubby Clayton. Tubby is of course famous for the establishment of Talbot House in Poperinghe, a haven of peace for all behind the lines in Poperinghe. Meet from 7:30 for an 8pm start Suggested entrance donation of £3.50. As always, this talk is open to all, not…