Cold Higham Parish Council

Serving the people of Cold Higham, Grimscote, Fosters Booth (W) and Potcote

Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute

National Programme

11th November 2018 marks the Centenary of the Armistice which brought an end to World War 1.

A unique series of events in the morning and evening will take place, involving organisations and communities the length and breadth of our nation and in many countries abroad.

Battle's Over - Sleep in peace, now the battle's over: a thousand bagpipes at dawn.

• Battle's Over - The Last Post: a thousand bugles sound out at 6.55pm.

• Battle's Over - WWI Beacons of Light: a thousand beacons are lit at 7.00pm.

• Battle's Over - Let the Bells Ring Out: a thousand church bells ring out for peace at 7.05pm.

See this link for more details, including the Guide Book.

Parish Programme

The Parish will join in the commemoration. Full details are being worked on now, but in outline there will be:

  • From 6pm - Parish Hall open for guests.
  • 6.55pm - The Last Post at the War Memorial in St Luke's churchyard.
  • 7.00pm - Beacon lit in a field near the Parish Hall.
  • 7.05pm - Bells of St Luke's Church will ring out.

This page will be updated as more detailed planning is made.