Across Britain, events are commemorating the centenary of the First World War (1914 to 1918). In Herefordshire, the official programme is organised by the First World War Commemoration Committee, led by the Lord-Lieutenant. To find out more, email lieutenancy@herefordshire.gov.uk or write to Herefordshire Lieutenancy Office, c/o Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0LE.

Herefordshire events for 2018 to 2019

Visit the events page for more World War 1 centenary events across the county.

Year Details
2018  
5-11 November Hereford Cathedral – Reading of names of the fallen in WW1
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 Armistice Day. Remembrance Services around the county and at 3.30pm Service for the County in Hereford Cathedral during which the last reading of names will take place and the fall of some 3,200 petals - one for each person who died in service, including at Rotherwas, during the war
11 November  The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace - Karl Jenkins | Gloria - John Rutter. Bromyard Choral Society, Cradley Singers, Music Director Kate Cheetham, Regency Sinfonia. Courtyard Theatre, Hereford 7pm. Tickets £15. 01432 340555 or boxoffice@courtyard.org.uk
2019  
29 June Centenary of the return of Herefordshire Light Infantry Colours: events in Leominster, Queenswood, Hereford Station and High Town. Linked with Armed Forces Day and the Rifles exercising their Freedom of Hereford and performing a Sounding of Retreat.