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.