Armistice Day events

Explore this map to find events that took place commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War and Armistice Day.

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Cinema of Conflict: War Film Season & History Events 

1 November, 2018 – 15 Lodge Street, Haddington, EH41 3DX

To commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1, the John Gray Centre is screening a series of war films holding history events relating to WW1.

Rule, Britannia! 

3 November, 2018 – Linsay Road, Bovington, BH20 6JG

Questa’s exciting new autumn concert, featuring The Armed Man by Sir Karl Jenkins in Act I and Last Night of the Proms in Act II!

Remembrance service

11 November, 2018 – Radnor Street Cemetery, Swindon, SN1 3PY

Annual Remembrance Sunday event in Swindons Commonwealth War Graves cemetery. Exhibition to be held in October. All welcome 11th Nov 2pm

Bradford Armistice 100: VictoryTea

10 November, 2018 – The Lodge, 127 Undercliffe Lane Bradford, Bradford, BD30DW

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 – The Lodge, 127 Undercliffe Lane Bradford, Bradford, BD30DW

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 – Newcastle Avenue, Worksop, S80 1NJ

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 – Cemetery Rd, Southampton, SO15 7NN

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 – High Street, Irvine, KA12 0AL

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

Living History encampment

13 October, 2018 – Ampthill Great Park, Woburn Street, Ampthill, MK45 2HX

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 – Ampthill Great Park, Woburn Street, Ampthill, MK45 2HX

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 – Preston Guild Hall, Preston, PR1 1HT

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 – The Mall, Westminster, SW1A 2WH

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, […]