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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If you held a commemorative or bell-ringing event marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, you can add your event to the Armistice Map.

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  • Directly related to commemorating Armistice Day 2018
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  • On or before 11 November 2018

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National Ring for Armistice Day 2018

11 November, 2018 – St Catherine's Church,Whitestone, Devon, Exeter, EX4 2LF

A special ring to commemorate the peace; 100 years after the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War. For our six bells, eight ringers will take turns to ring. This will include one new ringer proudly wearing her ringing badge.

Armistice 100

11 November, 2018 – The Green, Bythorn, PE28 0QR

Rounds x 100

Ringing Remembers

5 November, 2018 – St. Mary the Virgin, Brent Pelham, SG9 0HE

Ringing for Armistice Day

Ringing Remembers

11 November, 2018 – St. Mary the Virgin, Furneux Pelham, SG9 0LH

Rounds and call changes on 6

Bell Ringing

11 November, 2018 – St Wystan's Church, Repton, Derbyshire, Repton, DE65 6FH

The local band of bell ringers rang three times during the day on Sunday 11th November 2018 to mark the Centenary of the Armistice remembering all those who were killed in the Great War 1914-1918. The bells were first rung half-muffled in remembrance before the service and then run ‘open’ at 1230hrs and 1905hrs as […]

Ringing on Armistice Day

11 November, 2018 – Oatlands Avenue, Weybridge, KT13 9TS

At the church of St Mary Oatlands, Weybridge, we rang the bells half-muffled before the 10.00 am service. The ringers returned at 12.30 pm to ring the bells, open this time, to commemorate one hundred years since the end of the first World War.

Ringing for Armistice 100

11 November, 2018 – Great North Road, Eaton Socon, PE19 8EJ

At 12.30 on the 11th November the bellringers of Eaton Socon rang the bells open to commemorate the signing of the Armistice one hundred years ago. The ringing included 100 changes of Grandsire Doubles.

Wembdon Remembers

11 November, 2018 – St George’s Church, Wembdon, TA6 7RJ

Wembdon St George’s bellringers rang half muffled at 10 a.m. on 11/11/18 and after the Remembrance Service rang open bells for Peace at 12:30 pm. A poignant occasion for all concerned.

Ringing Remembers 11.11.1918

11 November, 2018 – Stansted Mountfitchet, Stansted, cm24 8ub

Rounds and call changes rung at Stansted Mountfitchet to commemorate Armistice 11th November 2018.


11 November, 2018 – Woolstone Church, Cheltenham, GL52 9RG

We rang the bells at Woolstone Church in Gloucestershire after the service at the War Memorial.


11 November, 2018 – Church Approach, Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8NG

We rang the bells at Bishop’s Cleeve Church in Gloucestershire after the service at the War Memorial.

Lest we Forget

10 November, 2018 – 3 Pine Tree Crescent, Southam, CV47 1EH

Bells of St Mary’s church, Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire rung at significant times during this concert on the eve of Armistice Day.


11 November, 2018 – Church Lane, Dalham, cb8 8te

Stedman Triples and Grandsire Triples after Morning Service

Chiming the Requiem Aeternam

11 November, 2018 – St. Michael at the Northgate, Oxford, OX1 3EY

St.Michael’s has an ancient Saxon tower, which once housed a fully-ringable peal. To protect the masonry, the six bells were rehung for ‘chiming only’, the bells being stationary. Not normally featuring in a change-ringer’s diary, the bells are rarely heard, but the opportunity arose to join in the Armistice 100 grand sequence of bells all […]

Dedication of the new Peace Bell

11 November, 2018 – The Church, Cretingham, IP13 7BG

A 6th bell has been cast and added to the existing ring of 5 bells at Cretingham to commemorate the Centenary of the Peace. It has been called the Peace Bell and was dedicated by the Bishop of Dunwich on Sunday 11th November 2018, the bells were rung after the service.

Hilton armistice memorial

11 November, 2018 – Church Row, Hilton, DT11 0DD

Display of biographies of all those men killed in WW1 and listed on Hilton Church Memorial. Church bells will be rung after Sunday morning service for the first time in many years.

Ringing for Battles Over

11 November, 2018 – St Silin's Church, Llansilin, Powys, SY10 7QB

Rounds and Call Changes to follow the lighting of a beacon on The Gyrn at 19.00 and lasting 25 minutes. Seven ringers participated, and there were several visitors inside the ringing chamber

Battles over

11 November, 2018 – High Street, Soham, cb7 5ed

Rounds rung to mark the 100 anniversary of the armistice.

Ringing for Armistice

11 November, 2018 – Marston Magna, Yeovil, BA22 8DW

Blessed Virgin Mary, Marston Magna. Open ringing at 12.30pm to mark the centenary of WW1 Armistice.