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 everything about the procession, and enter the ballot for tickets. You can also find out more 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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Bradford Armistice 100: VictoryTea

10 November, 2018

A day of commemoration and celebration, with a ‘VictoryTea’, brass band and bunting. A community event with entertainment, films, WWI history and memorabilia displays.


Bradford Armistice 100: Undercliffe Cemetery Alive!

8 November, 2018

Undercliffe Cemetery Alive! Poets Society: War and Peace Poetry Open invitation to poets and writers to read listen and contribute to our Armistice 100 archive. Plus a showing of a rarely seen TV documentary on Wilfred Owen. Donations taken.

St Anne’s Remembrance Sunday Service

11 November, 2018

Service of remembrance and laying of wreaths by members of the church, armed forces and uniformed organisations on the public war memorial outside the church.

Remembrance Sunday Ceremony

11 November, 2018

This year’s Remembrance Ceremony is on November 11th starting at 3.00 pm at the Cross of Sacrifice, at the Old Southampton Cemetery, the Mayor & Mayoress of Southampton, representatives from the Belgian Consulate, CWGC, the Royal British Legion & many City Councillors and members of FoSOC and the public will be attending, concluding at the […]


Armistice Parade

11 November, 2018

A parade from the garden of remembrance to the service at the war memorial

Living History encampment

13 October, 2018

Part of Ampthill Armistice100 – the “Living History Event” gives an insight into ‘camp life’ and how WW1 soldiers were trained at the Bedfordshire Training Depot and lived. Friday, 12th October (11:00 – 17:30) Saturday, 13th October (10:00 – 17:30) Free entry.

Ampthill Armistice100

4 November, 2018

See Tommy’s Footprints return to the hollow of Ampthill Great Park with #67 crosses to remember Ampthill’s Fallen, and poppies leading into Ampthill market place. Tommy’s Footprints – a poignant, temporary art installation in the hollow of Ampthill Great Park. This is where, upon completion of training, 2,235 soldiers passed on their way to entrain […]


HQNW Festival of Remembrance

9 November, 2018

The North West’s very own Festival of Remembrance will mirror the iconic annually Royal Albert Hall Festival. Whilst it will commemorate the centenary of The 1918 Armistice it will also offer the opportunity to remember all those who have died in subsequent conflicts too. It will include veterans, representatives from all three services and cadets […]


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

11 November, 2018

On 11 November 2018, members of the public will have a unique opportunity to apply to take part and pay their respects to all those that served in the First World War. The Nation’s Thank You procession will allow 10,000 members of the public, selected by random ballot, to join a procession past the Cenotaph, […]