Armistice centenary remembered

October 31 2018

Events are being planned to commemorate the centenary of the end of the Great War.

There will be Remembrance services and parades on Sunday 11 November 2018 in Yate, Abbotswood, Chipping Sodbury and Wapley.  There will also be beacons lit in Yate, Dodington and in Chipping Sodbury.  

Yate Town Council’s Heritage Centre has organised World War 1 themed performances and the Armadillo will be showing a film relating to World War 1.  

There will also be clay poppy gardens and knitted and crocheted poppy displays at St Mary’s Church in Yate and at St John’s Church in Chipping Sodbury. 

A historical trail with posters containing information relating to sites in Yate with World War 1 interest is also being organised.