A special centenary event to honour the often forgotten contributions of millions of African and Caribbean servicemen who contributed to World War 1 takes place at the New Testament Church of God, Lozells Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B19 1NP from 5pm – 7pm on Sunday 2 July 2017. It marks the end of the 18-month ‘They Also Served’ (TAS) research project led by historian Dr Angelina Osborne.
Attending the service is 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. The service also features international operatic soprano Abigail Kelly and poet Roy McFarlane.
For full details see the Churches Together in England website.