A nation remembers
6am: bagpipes will play Battle’s O’er at 2,000 locations worldwide, including all Commonwealth countries.
11am: two-minute silence followed by church bells ringing in unison across Britain. Thousands of church services, parades and exhibitions across UK.
Pages of the Sea event devised by Danny Boyle. The faces of first world war heroes will be sculpted in sand on 32 beaches.
6.55pm: buglers sound the Last Post at more than 1,200 locations across Britain, and in Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, France, Belgium, Canada, the United States and Germany.
7pm: first world war beacons of light will burn across the country to signify the light of peace.
7.05pm: church and cathedral bells to ring out. 180 town-criers call for peace around the world.
11am: service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall; veterans’ march-past co-ordinated by Royal British Legion.
12.30-1.30pm: the People’s Procession – 10,000 people who secured tickets in a public ballot to parade past the Cenotaph.
5-10pm: 10,000 flames light up the moat around the Tower of London.
6pm: Westminster Abbey invitation-only memo rial service, attended by the Queen.
10am-7pm: Rob Heard’s exhibition Shrouds of the Somme at the Olympic Park, Stratford, east London Features 72,396 small figures, representing every Commonwealth serviceman who died in the Battle of the Somme and whose bodies were never found.
11am: Irish tánaiste Simon Coveney and Northern Ireland secretary Karen
Bradley attend the annual Act of Remembrance at Belfast City Hall.
1.45pm: concert at former Craiglockhart Military Hospital, Edinburgh, where shell-shocked officers, including Wilfred Owen, were treated.
4pm: First minister Nicola Sturgeon and Princess Royal attend memorial service at Glasgow cathedral.
3pm: First minister Carwyn Jones attends memorial service at Llandaff cathedral, Cardiff.
10.30am: ceremony at the Australian National Memorial, VillersBretonneux, Somme. 10.40am: parade at the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing in Somme.
11am: remembrance ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, attended by French president Emmanuel Macron, US president Donald Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
11am: ceremony at Newfoundland Memorial Park, near BeaumontHamel, Somme.
10.30am: remembrance ceremony at the municipal cemetery of Mons.
11am: Last Post service at the Menin Gate in Ypres, Flanders.
11am: Irish president Michael Higgins attends event at Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.
Where To Watch
BBC One: 10am: World War One Remembered: The Cenotaph. Live coverage. 5.10pm: Westminster Abbey. Live coverage.
BBC Two: 9.30pm: They Shall Not Grow Old. Film about life on the front line with unseen, colourised footage.