Armistice Day (Battle’s O’er)

Commemorative Service to mark the Centenary of the end of the First World War is being held at St. Peter’s in Llanbedr-y-Cennin on 11th November 2018 (6pm). The Service will include hymns, and readings from the Great War, such as those from Hedd Wynn, Siegfried SassoonEdward Thomas, and Wilfred OwenIt will be a Nation’s Tribute to the millions of people who lost their lives or were wounded in battle, so that we could enjoy freedom today. It will finish with the WW1 Beacons of Light (7pm) and the Ringing Out for Peace (7.05pm).

A Nation’s Tribute

A nationwide Day of Commemorative Events marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War and paying tribute to the millions killed or wounded in battle, and those on the home front who struggled amidst pain and loss to help ensure freedom survived.

06.00: Battle’s O’er

1000 individual Pipers across the United Kingdom and countries around the world commence the day’s commemorations with the traditional Scottish lament played at the end of battle – Battle’s O’er.

18.55: The Last Post

1000 individual Buglers sound this historic tribute at WW1 Beacons of Light locations across the Nation and UK Overseas Territories.

19.00: WW1 Beacons of Light

Over 1000 Beacons of Light symbolising an end to the darkness of war and a return to the light of peace.

19.05: Ringing Out for Peace

1000 cathedrals and churches will ring out their bells across the nation, and beyond, in celebration of Peace.

19.05: A Cry for Peace around the World

100 Town Criers throughout the United Kingdom and other countries around the World join together in an International Cry for Peace around the World.