From parades and prayers to portraits and pipers, nation will never forget
6am Pipers will play Battle’s O’er at more than 2000 locations around the world. The song is traditionally played when a conflict comes to an end.
10.30 The Armistice 100 Procession and Service of Commemoration National Parade will take place in Edinburgh. It will leave the castle esplanade and head to the Stone of Remembrance at the City Chambers.
10.50 The moderator of the Church of Scotland will lead Glasgow’s Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph. It will be followed by wreath-laying and a parade.
11.00 A two minutes’ silence will be held at the Cenotaph in London’s Whitehall, which will be marked by the firing of guns from the King’s Troop on Horse Guards Parade. A veterans’ march will be held by the Royal British Legion.
11.30 Portraits of soldiers killed during the conflict will be drawn in the sand at five Scottish beaches. Their
faces will be washed away as the tide rolls in. The project was organised by film director Danny Boyle.
1.15pm Edinburgh Armistice 100 Procession and Service of Commemoration will be held at St Giles’ Cathedral. A wreath-laying ceremony will also take place.
1.45 Craiglockhart Military Hospital in Edinburgh will hold a concert. War poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon were treated there.
4.00 More than 1000 people will attend Glasgow Cathedral for a commemorative service attended by Princess Anne. BBC One Scotland will broadcast the service live.
6.55 The Last Post will be sounded by more than 1200 buglers around the UK.
PROJECT Director Boyle RESPECT Prince Harry lays a wreath at Twickenham