Wallace Hartley is long remembered for leading his band on that fateful night in 1912. His old hometown of Colne has honored him already but now wants to turn it into an annual event. According to the Lancashire Telegraph, plans are being made to create a memorial wall and the Titanic in Lancashire Museum is planning a wreath laying ceremony at Hartley’s memorial. Also a possibility is having a courtroom drama based on the Mersey inquiry and history walks.
And the music plays on….
Source: Lancashire Telegraph, Titanic Festival Plans For Colne, 11 Feb 2013