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Felixstowe Remembers - honouring our heroes of WW1

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 18th November, 2018

Location: Various locations throughout the town

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This year marks the Centenary of the end of WW1 and to commemorate this there will be a number of events in the town.

Saturday 27 October (1045 for 1100 start)
Launch of the 2018 Poppy Appeal at the Felixstowe Triangle Canopy (including a parade).

Friday 2 to Sunday 18 November
Exhibition - WW1 Felixstowe at Felixstowe Library. All exhibits, which have been kindly provided by Felixstowe Museum, are linked to World War 1 showing the impact on Felixstowe and the lives of its inhabitants. Open during usual Library hours.

Monday 5 to Saturday 17 November
Poppy Trail and Exhibition at the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Old Felixstowe.

Thursday 8 November (1100)
Schoolchildren lay poppies at the war graves in our local cemeteries/churchyards.

Thursday 8 to Saturday 10 November
Felixstowe Art Group: Remembrance Art Exhibition at Felixstowe Library.

Friday 9 November (1045-1115)
Schools' Service at the War Memorial (Seafront).

Saturday 10 November (1930)
Festival of Remembrance at St. John's Church.

Monday 12 November (1900)
WW1 Commemorative talk from the Felixstowe Society at St. Andrew's Church.

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Remembrance Day - Sunday 11 November

0945 Civic Remembrance Service at St. John's Church.
1045 Civic Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial (Seafront).
1200 (for 1215 start) Remembrance Service at the war graves in Felixstowe Cemetery.
1815-1900 Felixstowe Remembers - Battle's Over Beacons of Light at the Town Hall Gardens and War Memorial (Seafront). During WW1, 163 men from Felixstowe and surrounding villages died - these 163 fallen victims will be represented by local volunteers at this special commemorative event.

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Download the 'Felixstowe Remembers' - 100 Years of Remembrance booklet

Please note: this document is in pdf format, and you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print.

01394 282086.

www.felixstowe.gov.uk/remembrance