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West Norfolk and The Fens commemorate the First World War with numerous events across the county

PUBLISHED: 14:43 02 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:53 08 November 2018

First World War centenary remembered in King's Lynn and West Norfolk

First World War centenary remembered in King's Lynn and West Norfolk

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West Norfolk and The Fens are hosting a number of events to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Lynn Museum, King’s Lynn - last WW1 graffiti project workshop. Free entry, Saturday November 3 (10am - 2pm).

King’s Lynn Tower Gardens - Light projection video on Greyfriars Tower. From dusk until November 11.

Discover Downham Market, The old fire station - WW1 themed quiz night. Wednesday November 7 (7pm). Admission £3.

Downham Market Town Hall - Film showing of Oh What a Lovely War. Friday, November 9 (7pm). Tickets £5.

St Faiths Church Gaywood, King’s Lynn - Daily WW1 exhibition from 9am to 12pm, except for Tuesdays and weekends and Saturday November 10 the church is holding a special vigil from 2pm until 8pm, before the Remembrance Day service on Sunday, November 11.

St Peters Church, Walpole St Peter - Display of national and local photographs, memories and information, daily 9am - 5pm. Free entry.

Magdalen Church - November 9, 7.30pm - 10pm. An evening of poetry and dramam featuring Dig for Diggers a one act play by Lynn Brittney. Tickets £5 each from Alan Sherfield on 01553 810796.

Hunstanton Remembers - Come and find out about the 443 men who went from Hunstanton to serve their country. An exhibition of the Roll of Honour, WW1 displays, WW1 poetry and readings on each hour, event photos, RBL poppy-making activities and more. November 10 and 11, 10am until 4pm.

Brancaster Beach - One of 12 sites across Britain chosen for the Pages from the Sea project. A large scale drawing of a casualty from the conflict will be etched into the sand. November 11 at low tide (1pm onwards).

Tower Gardens King’s Lynn - Remembrance parade and service at King’s Lynn Minster, begins at 11am.

Downham Market War Memorial - Remembrance parade begins at 2pm.

Wisbech and Fenland Museum - Visitors will be able to view Fenland soldiers’ letters home from the front and other keepsakes. 10am to 2pm on November 11.

St Nicholas Chapel, King’s Lynn - Rememberance and Hope by the Norfolk Symphony Orchestra. November 11 (3.30pm). Tickets £16 from Corn Exchange box office.

King’s Staithe Square, King’s Lynn - National Act of Remembrance and lighting of a beacon. Church bells across King’s Lynn and West Norfolk will be rung in a communal act of commemoration. Public can attend and encouraged to bring torches to light with the beacon. 7pm

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