Hereford Armed Forces events and campaigns

Events 2018

25 October - Hatton Letters - a talk by Robin Thorndyke at HARC.

2 and 3 November - Henry V with a First World War setting at Hereford Cathedral at 7.30pm.

5 to 11 November at 4.30pm the reading of the names of the fallen in Hereford Cathedral with the final names being read in the County Service of Commemoration at 3.30pm on Sunday 11 November. The Cathedral tower will be lit in red each night.

8 November - The Poppy as a Symbol of Remembrance - a talk by Tim Howson on how the poppy became the symbol of remembrance for those killed in war and the story of the factory that still makes them at HARC from 10.30am to 12 midday, cost £3. To book call 01432 260750.

10 November during the morning, the final two commemorative gates will be opened at Eardisland by Col Andy Taylor and AVM Mike Smart.

11 November in the morning, local services and Remembrance Parades with the County Service at 3.30pm in Hereford Cathedral including the fall of some 3,200 petals - one for each person who died in service, including at Rotherwas, during the war.

13 November - War and Refugees - an evening of poetry and music led by Laurance Mendes at Apple Store Gallery.

22 November - Just Fighting - a talk by Major General Arthur Denaro at College Hall, Hereford Cathedral at 7pm.

Exhibitions 2018

10 October to 17 November - Reflections on Peace, Suffrage and the End of War at Apple Store Gallery.

30 October to 30 November - Rifles and Spades - Leominster and the Great War at HARC.

29 October to 30 November - Belgian Refugees in Herefordshire.

Events 2019

29 June 2019 - events commemorating the return of the Herefordshire Regiment's colours to the county linked with Armed Forces Day and the Rifles exercising their Freedom of Hereford and performing a Sounding of Retreat.

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