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
  • Open to the public
  • On or before 11 November 2018

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Bell Ringing in Feniton, Devon

11 November, 2018 – St Andrews Church, Feniton, EX14 3BY

New band of ringers that came together to ring for Armistice 100 and will hopefully be carrying on.

Ringing for the Armistice

11 November, 2018 – St Mary’s Church, Stogumber, TA4 3TA

Half-muffled ringng before Service of Remembrance: Rounds and Call Changes, Whole Pull and Stand Nationwide ringing at 12.30: Rounds and Call Changes Ringing at 7pm for lighting of Beacon: Rounds and Call Changes

Ringing after Memorial Service

11 November, 2018 – St Matthew's Church, Kiewa St, ALBURY NSW, 2640 AUSTRALIA

Rounds, Call Changes on eight bells, and a touch of 120 Grandsire Doubles on the back six bells, half muffled.

Ringing for rememberance and peace

11 November, 2018 – Holy Trinity Church, Long Melfor, CO10 9DT

Holy Trinity Long Melford Rounds and call changes on half muffled bells at 10.30am for rememberance service. Rounds and call changes (no muffles) ringing for peace, 7.05pm

Bell Ringing – St.Peter’s, Claypole

11 November, 2018 – Main Street, Claypole, Newark, NG23 5AD

Rounds and call changes rung at 3pm for 30 minutes as part of the Ringing Remembers campaign.

Quarter Peal 1320 Plain Bob Minor

11 November, 2018 – Hemel Hempstead Road, Redbourn, AL3 7NL

St. Mary’s Redbourn bellringers marked the 100th anniversary of the Armistice by ringing half-muffled call changes before and after the 2 minute silence at 11 am, participated in the national ringing at 12.30 and rang 1320 changes of Plain Bob Minor in the evening, in honour of bell ringer Charles Herbert Lee, killed in action […]

Sea-side Remembrance Day Ringing

11 November, 2018 – Windsor Road, Saltburn, TS12 1AZ

The bell ringers from Saltburn-by-Sea were joined by fellow ringers from Marske-by-the-Sea to ring at the end of the Service of Remembrance while the parade marched across the town from church to the war memorial. The bells were rung ‘open’ (not muffled) in thanksgiving for the lives of the fallen and in celebration of the […]

Armistice by the sea-side

11 November, 2018 – Home Farm, Redcar Central, TS11 8HQ

As the town’s Remembrance Parade marched down the High Street, The ringers of Marske-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire rang their eight bells half-muffled in memory of the fallen. After the service and the laying of the wreaths, the bells rang ‘open’ (un-muffled) to celebrate the end of the First World War.

Ringing for Armistice Day

11 November, 2018 – Market Hill, Woodbride, ip12

The 8 bells of St Mary’s Church, Woodbridge, Suffolk were rung half muffled before the open air Service on the Market Hill on Remembrance Sunday. BBC Radio Suffolk did an outside broadcast of the proceedings on the day, and included interviews with some of the bellringers taking part.

Bell Ringing

11 November, 2018 – West Mudford Road, Mudford, BA21 5TJ

Five ringers from Marston Magna came to St Mary’s, Mudford to ring half muffled rounds and call changes on the newly tuned and rehung bells before the Armistice Service at 11am. Two ringers returned later and together with the Rector and three learners celebrated the Armistice with open ringing at 12:30.

St John’s Coltishall

11 November, 2018 – Church Street, Coltishall, NR12 7DW

On Remembrance Sunday the Guild of Bellringers of St John’s Coltishall, which includes two new ringers who joined in the Ringing Remembers campaign, rang half-muffled call changes and Plain Hunt for the Horstead 11 o’clock Commemoration and for the Royal British Legion Remembrance Service and Parade to the Coltishall Memorial in the afternoon, and then […]

Remembrance Day 2018

11 November, 2018 – The Street, Hartlip, ME9 7TR

The new Hartlip band rang half muffled at 9.45 before morning service. Also half muffled at 12.30 for 30 minutes. We then rang unmuffled at 19.05 for 25 minutes.

Ringing Remembers

11 November, 2018 – St Mary’s Church, Radwinter, CB10

8 bells rang call changes st 12:30pm

11/11 starting at 12:30, a full peal rung half-muffled at St Mary, Bishopstoke.

11 November, 2018 – Church Road, Bishopstoke, SO50 6BN

Bishopstoke, Hampshire, St Mary Sunday, 11 November 2018 in 2h 42 5003 Grandsire Caters Composed by R LeMarechal 1 R Hugh Routh 2 Maureen D Routh 3 D Annabel Preston 4 Ann P LeMarechal 5 George J Vant 6 Roy LeMarechal (C) 7 John A Dodd 8 Jeremy W J Mather 9 Stuart J Heath […]

Willingdon and Jevington Parish Council’s Beacon and Parade and Services

11 November, 2018 – The Triangle Willingdon, Church Street Willingdon & South Downs, Willingdon East Sussex, BN220 9PT

We held a service on Saturday 10 November at 11am outside the Parish Council Office; had a large parade of Scout Groups, Guide Group, St John Ambulance, British Legion, Councillors etc to St Mary the Virgin Church, Willingdon for wonderful Remembrance Service on 11 November followed in the afternoon by the Ruthless Memorial Service and […]


11 November, 2018 – St Peter and St Paul Sherborne Road, Charlton Horthorne DT9, N/A

We rang with muffled bells from midday for thirty minutes and then again unmuffled at 19.05. The village arranged a peace party in the afternoon in the Village Hall

Ringing St Mary the Virgin Willingdon

11 November, 2018 – St Mary the Virgin Church Street, Willingdon Eastbourne, BN20 9HR

The Tenor bell tolled the 11th hour followed by ringing at 12.30pm, open bells, a touch of Grandsire and plain courses as part of “Ringing Remembers” national event. At 7.05pm, plain courses of Grandsire and Rounds for new Ringing Remembers recruit commemorating “Battle’s Over Armistice 100 – Ringing for Peace”, which coincided with the lighting […]

Poppy Ball/Remembrance Service/Wreath Laying

10 November, 2018 – Four Seasons Hotel/ German Church, Baku, Azerbaijan

The British Embassy, Baku and British Business Group organised a Poppy Ball at the Four Seasons Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan. 170 people attended. A percentage of the ticket price will be forwarded to the Royal British Legion. The Ball included a Flag Parade, a WW1 Photographic Exhibition, specifically designed poppy decorations. The Remembrance Service was held […]