Armed Forces Events

Each year we host various events with participation and assistance from the Garrison and local veterans


  • First Word War Centenary
  • Events in November

First World War Centenary 

Exciting plans are underway to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.  

Event information to follow. 



Armistice Day and the two-minute silence on the steps of the Town Hall at 11:00am

Early morning Remembrance Day Ceremony at the First and Second World War Memorials at Colchester Cemetery 

Mid-morning Remembrance Day Parade in the High Street and 11 am Remembrance Sunday Service at the War Memorial (nearest Sunday to 11 November). 

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