Cheltenham Remembers March, from Sandford Park. Saturday, November 10, 1.30pm
Cheltenham lost more than 1,200 servicemen and servicewomen in the First World War. The council is inviting residents and their families to represent one or more of the names on the central Cheltenham war memorial on Cheltenham’s Promenade and take part in a community memorial march. The march will leave Sandford Park at 1.30pm and finish in Montpellier Gardens where there will be a short service of remembrance. Each participant will carry the details of one of the named casualties on Cheltenham’s war memorial.
Cheltenham Service of Remembrance, Sunday, November 11, 11am - Long Gardens
Crowds will gather from around 10.30am for prayers and hymns in the annual service of remembrance.
Cheltenham Remembers animation, Municipal Offices, Sunday, November 11, 5pm
The final commemoration event takes place from 5pm to 8pm on November 11 with a special projection which will light up the Municipal Offices on the Promenade.
Beacon lighting, Cheltenham Town Hall, 7pm.
Beacons will be lit to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.
The Wilson, Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery – The Listening Station (Until Dec 16)
An installation inspired by First World War stories and memories of conflict in locations around town. There are also various talks and events under the umbrella title of Cheltenham Remembers also taking place.
Crocheted poppies displayed for fallen university alumni, Francis Close Hall Chapel, November 5-9
All are welcome for Remembering Together on Friday 9 at 12.30pm - a time of reflection ending with a two minute silence.
Services at Cheltenham College
On Sunday, November 11, a service of remembrance will take place at 10.55am on the lawn in front of the Cheltenham College Chapel. The service will run from 10.55a-11.30am with tea and coffee available after the service,
Floral Festival of Remembrance, St Nicolas’ Church, Swindon Lane, Cheltenham, Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11
A Floral Festival of Remembrance and displays will depict many aspects of the conflict. Inspiration has come from letters & diaries belonging to a grandmother, detailing her life during the First World War, when the young man she loved was killed in action. Visit between 10am-4pm on Saturday, 10, and noon-4pm on Sunday. At 9.30am on Sunday there will be Sung Eucharist with an Act of Remembrance. All are welcome, admission is free, and refreshments will be on sale.