Hampshire County Council to mark end of First World War with series of eventsÂ

A SERIES of events are being held to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Wednesday, 31st October 2018, 4:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st November 2018, 8:48 am

Hampshire County Council has organised the events in the lead up to Remembrance Sunday. They include the reading of letters from a young officer, a display of cascading poppies, a concert and exhibitions.

There will also be a service of remembrance at Winchester Cathedral on November 11 at 10am.'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹'‹

Councillor Roy Perry, leader of the council, said: '˜Every year, towns and villages across the county join others worldwide in falling silent to mark Armistice Day. 

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'˜Even 100 years on, we can still feel how Hampshire was changed by the Great War; the tremendous losses during the war, and the years of hardship that followed, all left their mark.

'˜It is fitting we now remember the courage of those who fought in the conflict.'

For all the events visit hants.gov.uk/firstworldwar.