Five Thousand Cherry Stones

Friday 11 August 14:00

Presented by East Dorset Heritage Trust
with Graham Rogers

A true story told by Graham Rogers and based on the memoirs of his great uncle, Fred Smith, a stoker aboard HMS Jessamine during the First World War.

Through the winter storm a tiny ship struggles. Tangled in the mast is Fred Smith, a stoker, a nobody, awaiting the next wave and an end to his days in a world on which he will barely leave a smudge. He will soon be able to tell his mother why he had collected all those cherry

  • Age - adults
  • Venue - Allendale House, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
  • Price - £5
  • Booking - essential - East Dorset Heritage Trust on 01202 888992 (9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri).
  • Parking - Allenview pay and display car park
  • Accessibility - Fully accessible building with accessible toilets
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