11 November 2018 marks the centenary of the end of the Great War (1914-1918). There are a number of events taking place in Marlborough to commemorate 100 years since the Armistice and we've listed a selection here.
| Thursday 1 November to Sunday 11 November: Marlborough College Memorial Hall Festival 2018
A series of events, lectures and concerts celebrating the reopening of the Hall and bringing to a close the College's four years of commemorative First World War events
| Sunday 4 November, 7.30pm: War & The Pity of War
A Wilfred Owen evening of poems and letters at the Town Hall
| Friday 9 November, 12noon: Wreath Laying at 7th Wiltshire Regiment Memorial in London Road and on Commonwealth War Graves
The procession leaves the Marlborough Community & Youth Centre at midday, to process to the Memorial to lay wreaths at 12:10pm
Laying poppies on Commonwealth War Graves in the two Cemeteries at Marlborough Common at 1.15pm
| Saturday 10 November: Tommy's Ride starting from St John's Academy
Cycle ride to commemorate the 100 years of the Armistice and raise funds for Royal British Legion
| Saturday 10 November, 7pm: Roll of Honour
A tribute to the people of Marlborough at the Town Hall
| Sunday 11 November, 10am: Remembrance Parade in the High Street
The parade will form up in the High Street from 10am then at 10:45 march to the war memorial for the 11am observance, followed by a service at St Mary's Church
|Sunday 11 November, 7pm: Battle's Over Beacon Ceremony at Marlborough Common
Part of a national tribute
More permanent commemorations include streets on the new Salisbury Road development to be named after local people who served, and a commemorative wood to be planted on the Common.
Four years ago in 2014, to mark 100 years since war was declared, the Duke of Kent unveiled a plaque on the town's war memorial. Read more here...