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Hip Hip Hurrah for Harleigh -

<B>Hip Hip Hurrah for Harleigh</B>

Date: Thursday 28th June 2018
Time: 17:00

Hip Hip Hurrah for Harleigh

Performed in The Attic at Cornwall's Regimental Museum as part of The Trench Bodmin
Written by David Rowan, Directed by Jason Squibb

At the top of Harleigh Road in Bodmin is the old Grammar School.

Today the building hums with modern business activity, but if you listen carefully, the sound of commercial industry fades and becomes the classroom murmur, the sound of playground games and the ringing of the school hand-bell.

In summer you will certainly hear the knock of bat on cricket ball, the call of the umpire and the ripple of applause.   In 1914 Harleigh School won the Cornish Schools’ Cricket Championship.

That same year, the Headmaster appealed to the Old Boys to rally to the colours: “Let not their old school be disappointed”.

When the Great War ended, 24 names were inscribed on the School Memorial.

From the faded pages of old School Magazines, the triumphs, hopes and dreams of schoolboys rise like ghosts, tragic and doomed. Among them are those who played for the School Cricket Team.

David Rowan expertly tells their story in the short play Hip, Hip, Hip-Hurrah for Harleigh, directed by Jason Squibb.

NB Due to the location in the attic, there is difficult access. Anyone with limited mobility should contact us  before buying a ticket.

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