Abigail performs at ‘They Also Served’ honouring Caribbean servicemen in WW1

Birmingham's Black churches honor the forgotten contributions of millions of African and Caribbean servicemen to WW1

Up to 1,000 people are expected at the New Testament Church of God, Lozells Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B19 1NP from 5pm – 7pm on Sunday 2 July 2017 at a special WW1 centenary event to honor the often forgotten contributions of millions of African and Caribbean servicemen who contributed to World War 1, 1914 - 1918. The service will take place in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councilor Anne Underwood, with guest speaker The Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to Her Majesty The Queen and The Speaker of the House of Commons. Also gracing the service will be international operatic soprano Abigail Kelly and well-known poet Roy McFarlane. It marks the end of the 18-month 'They Also Served' (TAS) research project led by historian Dr Angelina Osborne.

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