Remember, Reflect, React

Memories Memorial, Poppies (1995) from Memory Memorial series by Moira MacIver. Cibachrome Print. RA I.1554.

10:00am Monday 2nd November 2009 - 5:00pm Monday 30th November 2009

A month of remembrance for all those who sacrificed so much and an opportunity to think about the way people’s lives have been affected by war, both in the past and through to the present day.

A series of events will be held at Fort Nelson and in Leeds to mark this month of remembrance.

A summary of events is provided here, but for more details click the individual event link.

Leeds

  • 7th November – We Shall Remember Them – A children’s education event that explores the roles of young men and women from World War One to present day – More information
  • 11th November – Armistice Day Memorial Service – Join our service of remembrance and poppy drop – More information
  • Every day – Remembrance Interpretations – Historical interpreters bring to life heroic episodes from history – More information
  • Every day – For the Fallen – A reading of the Leeds Memorial Roll – More information

Fort Nelson

  • 8th November – Remembrance Day Salute – First World War gunfiring and poignant presentations for Remembrance Sunday – More information
  • 11th November – Armistice Salute – Gunfirings and presentations to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the end of the First World War – More information