Whitworth Town Council, Whitworth, Lancashire
Whitworth are part of Battle’s Over – commemorating 100 years since the end of WWI
November 11th, 2018
Whitworth Town Council is playing its part in Battle’s Over, an international commemoration marking 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of World War I.
10 November 2018 - A Celebration Evening commemorating 100 years since the signing of the Armistice, this event has sold out
11 November 2018 - At 6.55pm at Lobden Golf Club, Whitworth, - a lone bugler will sound the last post all welcome to mark this momentous occasion
At 7.00pm a Beacon of Light will be lit on the Top of Brown Wardle Hill, Whitworth
At 7.05pm St Bartholomew’s Church Bells will Ring Out for Peace.
Organised by Pageant master Bruno Peek LVO OBE OPR, Battle’s Over takes place on November 11th 2018, with events throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and at scores of locations overseas, including New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Bermuda, France, Belgium, Canada, the United States and Germany, to name but a few.
Whitworth is proud to be playing a part in this historic international event to commemorate the centenary of the end of the Great War, and to recognise the contribution and sacrifice made by the men and women from our own community.