22 October 2018
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the first world war, and there will be a number of events before Remembrance Sunday as well as on the day itself. For more information, click here.
4th November 2018 – 11:45
Centenary Commemoration by the War Memorial. You are welcome to attend. You are asked to assemble by 11:45.
6th to 13th November 2018
Exhibition in Hythe library with displays showing how the town was affected during the war.
Week prior to Remembrance Sunday
Public collection organised by the Royal British Legion.
10th November 2018 – 18:00
A special performance in St Leonard’s Church of ‘End of Great War Commemoration’.
11th November 2018 – morning
A larger than usual commemoration which will include the Small Arms School Corps. Please gather by 10:30 at the war memorial.
11th November 2018 – early evening
Gather on the beach side of Marine Parade near the Hotel Imperial by 18:30 to hear the Salvation Army Band play fitting music. The last post will sound at 18:55 followed by the bells of St Leonard’s ringing out for peace. At about 19:10, there will be a firework display across Hythe Bay, celebrating the end of war.