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Wallace Hartley remembered in Pendle

Wallace Hartley was the Titanic's band leader Photo: ITV Granada

As part of the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Pendle Council have a number of events going on over the next few months to mark Wallace Hartley’s role in the story.

2nd April – 27th July

Wallace Hartley Exhibition at Colne Library.

13th April

Unveiling of a new memorial to Wallace Hartley at the Titanic in Lancashire Museum.

14th April

Nearer my God to Thee

Memorial service for Wallace Hartley at Colne Railway station

Wallace Hartley’s Life in Colne

Walk and Talk by Darran Ward, author of new book on Wallace Hartley, Playing to the End

Titanic Memorial Canal Cruise

From Foulridge Wharf, with three course meal replicating meal served 100 years to the day on Titanic.

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At Pendle Hippodrome, Colne

15th April

Titanic Centenary Commemoration Concert with Colne Orchestral Society at Colne Muni

8th May

Wallace Hartley Funeral Walk

Retracing the procession and places from his life, starting at Bethel Church, Colne

Memorial service at Wallace Hartley’s graveside

17th June

WORLD PREMIERE: Wanderings and Returns: Reflections on a Musical Life

Concerto composed in honour of Wallace Hartley by Peter Young at Holy Trinity Church, Colne

27th June – 6th July


Major exhibition bringing together private collections of Titanic memorabilia for the first time at Colne Municipal Hall

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