100 Years of Remembrance: Events being held throughout Blackburn Town Centre

WW1 Exhibition: 5th Nov – 1st Dec

First floor, Blackburn Library, Town Hall Street.  With newspaper articles from 1918, photographs and information regarding the Roll of Honour.  Mon 10am –7pm Tues – Fri 10am–5pm Sat 10am–2pm

Sunday 11th November: 

Lone Piper – Battle’s O’er – Blackburn Cathedral 6.00am – 6.15am. ‘Pipe Sargent Kelly-Marie Pierce’ will play Battle’s O’er, a traditional air played by pipers after a battle. To mark the Centenary of the Signing of the WW1 Armistice Documents.

United Service of Remembrance – Blackburn Cathedral 9.30am.  Following the service a parade will form on King William Street, moving at 10.25am to Corporation Park Gardens of Remembrance for a wreath laying service at 11am.

The Cathedral Eucharist with Two Minutes Silence and Short Peel of Bells – Blackburn Cathedral 10.40am – 12pm

Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute – 6.40pm Blackburn Cathedral – Commemoration event, with the Last Post, Two Minutes Silence and Reveille (bugler: Abbie Naylor) followed by the lighting of the Beacon of Light at 7.00pm.

Battle’s Over – Ringing Out for Peace – 7.05pm Blackburn Cathedral is joining other cathedrals, minsters and churches throughout the land in ringing the bells on the centenary of the end of the First World War.

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