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Published on June 23rd, 2010 | by James Clarke


Photos: Wednesfield History Week 2010

From Wednesfield & Fallings Park LNP:

Choirs put on a performance to sing about!!!

Choir’s from Edward the Elder, St Patrick’s & Wodensfield Primary Schools performed a collection of songs in the new Wednesfield Community Centre in celebration of the opening of the new Community Library.

Attendees at the event included the Community Library Champions, Parents, Library staff and VIP guests; this event was part of the Wednesfield History Week program.

Poet Emma Purshouse also recited a selection of poems and interacted with the pupils to the enjoyment of the audience.

Battle of Wodensfield as been re-enacted!!!!!

Pupils from Wodensfield Primary School as part of the Wednesfield History Week have performed a dance routine of the Battle of Wodensfield.

Simon Hamilton Neighbourhood Partnership Officer for the Wednesfield & Fallings Park LNP said ‘The work that the teachers and pupils have put into the performance was fantastic, we thank them for all their hard work and commitment’.

The performance took place on Thursday 10th June at the Amphitheatre area near to the new Community Library building in Rookery St; watched by LNP & Library Staff, Parents, Pupils from the Edward the Elder Primary, St Patrick’s Primary, Wodensfield Primary Schools.

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  2. Phil Bateman says:

    Its just great that Wednesfields History is being celebrated in this way. Wolverhampton as a City should be readying itself to promote the original battle that the Mercians had with the Danish Vikings over a thousand years ago. many scholars and some lesser folk like me! Feel that this important battle took place on the Field of Woden. Wednesfield as it is known today. If the Mercians had lost the battle we would all have been speaking danish today!

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