On 11 November 2018, 10,000 members of the public will have the unique opportunity to form a procession past the Cenotaph in central London, to pay tribute to those that served during the First World War.

This unique commemoration on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, will recognise the significance of the end of the First World War, and the sacrifice made by so many men and women during the war.

Here you can find out more about the procession, and about other events taking place for Armistice day, and how you can get involved.

A Nation’s Thank You - the People’s Procession

The Nation’s Thank You Procession will allow 10,000 members of the public to pass the Cenotaph and help express the nation's thanks to the generation that served, and those that never returned.

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Bells to ring out and 10,000 to march past the Cenotaph as the nation says ‘thank you’

10,000 people will march past the Cenotaph on 11 November in ‘A Nation’s Thank you – The People’s Procession’

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Peace at Last

10 November, 2018

The final First World War commemorative exhibition exploring what life was like for Warrington’s soldier’s returning home from the horrors of the war.

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Benjamin Britten: War Requiem

10 November, 2018

A Remembrance Weekend performance of this moving work with distinguished soloists Roderick Williams and Mark Padmore. Saturday 10 November 2018, 7.30pm at the Sage Gateshead.

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Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute

11 November, 2018

On 11th November 2018, the United Kingdom and its friends overseas will mark the day 100 years ago when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War.

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Film: ‘The Burying Party’

10 November, 2018

October 1918, the final month of World War One. Beginning with the extraordinary victory at Joncourt, war poet Wilfred Owen looks back on the final year of his life.

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