2014 – First World War Centenary Events


2014 will mark 100 years since the start of the  First World War. A number of events will take place locally in which the Council hope that all faith communities will take part.



Key dates are:

  • ·         Armed Forces Day – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (usually the last Saturday in June)
  • ·         The Battle of Boars Head, 30th June 2016  (a significant date for the people of Sussex)
  • ·         The first day of the Battle of the Somme (1st July 2016)
  • ·         Armistice Day (November 2018)

There will also be a ‘Drumhead and Interfaith Service’ on Sunday 3rd August. 2014   This has been entered in the Communal Diary.  Please bear this in mind particularly if you are planning an event at about that time
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