Armistice Centenary Remembrance Sunday with a number of events marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
A lone piper will play, next to the Warwick War Memorial, in Church Street. This piece of music was played exactly 100 years ago, as the Armistice was signed. It will be replicated at locations throughout the UK at 6.00am. Immediately afterwards the piper will play amongst the thousands of poppies in St Mary’s Church, Warwick.
Service of Remembrance at St Mary’s Church, Warwick
Brief service of Remembrance at Warwick War Memorial, Church Street, followed by 2-minutes silence at 11am, wreath laying and a March Past of local Units and Organisations
Short service followed by the lighting of the beacon at Warwick Castle, at 7.00pm. Throughout the UK 1000 Beacons of Light will be lit at 7pm, a century after the guns fell silent.
Free parking is available at Warwick Castle’s Stratford Road car park. Gates open at 6.30pm