EG Presents THREAD TALKS: Anne and Damian Ward : Twelve Secret Voices

EG Presents THREAD TALKS: Anne and Damian Ward : Twelve Secret Voices

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Who, why, where and when were twelve World War One commonwealth military badges hand embroidered in whitework on a double bedspread?

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After trying several jobs including teaching and the army, Damian settled for forestry in Powys, Wales.

Anne worked for several years as a freelance theatre stage manager before becoming a full time home manager.

Their joint interest in history and appreciation of textile arts meant that the finding of this mystery item was truly a remarkable 'gift' for them.

It has also been a fascinating home schooling project with their three children during the Covid pandemic.

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Twelve Secret Voices

A handmade mystery of World War One

Who, why, where and when were twelve World War One commonwealth military badges hand embroidered in whitework on a double bedspread?

Anne and Damian, authors of ‘Twelve Secret Voices, A True World War One Mystery’ tell the story of their chance find of this mystery article in a charity shop and their extensive research to try and answer these questions.

Listen how it took them from Wales, UK, to 1914 Ypres, Hollywood, the prime minister’s residence at Chequers, the Embroiderers' Guild, UK, and to many other organisations around the world, in their pursuit to find this mystery embroideries voice.

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