One of the barracks was converted into a Roman Catholic chapel featuring a copy of the icon known as the "Black Madonna of Czestochowa" (below) - note the Polish eagle at the back and the painted stars on the ceiling.
Image: Chapel with Madonna icon
Religious holidays included many processions...
Image: Religious procession
Image: wedding banquet
Before the camp chapel was built, weddings were held in nearby Weobley:
Image: Wedding in Weobley
Christenings were followed by group photos and parties
Image: Christening photo opportunity
Image: Another christening photo op
First communions were a major event
Image: First communion
Image: communion picture
Image: Large communion group
Everyone decorated a Christmas tree (this one has a Father Christmas face made out of a Quaker Oats packet):
Image: Xmas tree
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