Unveiling of the Savernake Embroidery

After over 4 years the Savernake Embroidery was unveiled on 20 January 2020) by HRH Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

A group of 16 branch members were invited to attend the unveiling at the Prospect Hospice in Wroughton.  Margaret Heath the designer of the embroidery was first to be presented to the Duchess and Margaret then introduced the other members and explained their involvement.

After the introductions, Yvonne Miles read the poem ‘All These I Learnt’ by Robert Byron which was the inspiration for the embroidery.  See “Story & Poem” for text.

After the  reading HRH Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall unveiled the Savernake Embroidery

Here is a selection of photos of the afternoon

BBC Points West on the evening of 20 January, 2020.  VIDEO CLIPS OF THE DAY TO COME

Gazette & Herald – 23 January 2020.