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This November we commemorate 100 years since the end of the WW1 as part of or annual remembrance services and events: 

Monday 29 October - Monday 12 November - Royal British Legion knitted poppies project will be on display on the pillars of the Guildhall and around the balustrades of the WWI memorial.

‘Standing in Silence' - photography exhibition by University of Portsmouth student John Farnhill at St Thomas’s Cathedral, Old Portsmouth from 30 October - 11 November and at  St Mary’s Church, Portchester Castle 20 – 25 November 10am – 4pm. 

Thursday 8 November at 11:00am - Gardens of Remembrance service at the WWI memorial, Guildhall Square. 

Saturday 10 November - Pompey Pals 24 Hour Vigil to Honour The Fallen of WW1 at the Cenotaph from 10am until 10am on Sunday 11    


Sunday 11 November
at 6:00am - Lone Piper plays in Guildhall Square to signify the moment the Armistice agreement was signed 100 years ago.

Sunday 11 November
from 9:30am-10:00am - Royal Naval Remembrance Service at the RN Memorial, Southsea Esplanade.

Sunday 11 November
from 10:00am-12:00noon - Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade, Guildhall Square and WWI & WWII memorials. 

Sunday 11 November
at 6:55pm - The Last Post to be played at Southsea Castle at the start of the Beacon Lighting as part of a national initiative.

7:00pm - Beacon Lighting at Southsea Castle and Fort Widley as part of the national programme 'A Nation's Tribute'.

7:05pm - 'Battle's Over - Ringing out for peace' - bells will be rung in Portsmouth's Anglican Cathedral as churches and cathedrals across the country take part in this national initiative.