You are invited to St John’s Festival of Remembrance from 5-11 November as the country and Commonwealth mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Contact Catherine Butcher, the festival organiser at

Monday 5 November

6.00pm Opening Ceremony

Tuesday 6 November

2.00pm  Edith Cavell – Faith Before the Firing Squad, a talk by Catherine Butcher

6.30pm St Andrew’s School Autumn Serenade Concert

Wednesday 7 November

9.30-3.00pm Memory Workshop with Age Concern

7.00pm To War With God by the Artless Theatre Company

Thursday 8 November

2.00pm Science at War, a talk by Dr John Caroe

7.30-9.00pm Will They Remember Me? Songs and personal stories from a century of conflict, at home and abroad, by Cole Moreton and the Pilgrim Mothers.

Friday 9 November

Bede’s School Memorial Morning

Saturday 10 November

9.00am 24-hour Remembrance Vigil begins, in St John’s Church Tower

10.00am-1.00pm The 69 Memorial Lives Remembered

7.00pm Festival of Remembrance concert

Sunday 11 November

10.00am Remembrance Day service

11.00am Two Minute Silence

3.30pm Community Peace Party

7.30pm A Worship Celebration of Peace and Hope

View the programme at