Wednesday, 5 November 2008

90th anniversary of the Armistice - events

This artistic work created by the United Kingdom Government is in the public domain  This is because it is one of the following:  It is a photograph created by the United Kingdom Government and taken prior to 1 June 1957; or  It is a photograph or an engraving created by the United Kingdom Government and commercially published prior to 1958; or  It is an artistic work other than a photograph or engraving (e.g. a painting) which was created by the United Kingdom Government prior to 1958.
by Kathryn Hadley

To mark the 90th anniversary of the Armistice, a series of ceremonies, remembrance days, exhibitions and film festivals are being held in France, Spain and the UK. Here is just a small selection…

  • In Memoriam at the Imperial War Museum based on the personal stories of 90 individuals who fought or were involved in the war.
  • Remembered, in Shrewsbury, a photographic exhibition of some of the memorials and cemeteries in the care of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  • Last Post at the Churchill Museum is about the role of the Post office during the war.
  • A World War One Day is being organized at the National Museum of Ireland on November 8th
  • The Imperial War Museum is hosting an evening dedicated to poetry and to the memory of war on November 11th.

In France, numerous ceremonies will be held on November 11th, including a ceremony at the British Thiepval Memorial.

For a full list, visit our First World War events page.

Or for background information, visit our new First World War page, which includes a selection of related articles

No comments:

Blog Directory