Armistice Day, 11 November 2018 at 11am

Two minutes' silence to be observed

The annual two minutes' silence will be observed at The War Memorial, High Street, Saffron Walden - all are welcome to attend. The event marks the Armistice signed between the allies of World War 1 and Germany at Compiegne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of WW1 which took effect from 11 in the morning of the 11th hour of the 11th month of 1918.  This year marks the one hundredth anniversary.

Please note that road closure orders will be in force on the day and further details will follow nearer the date.  

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Posted on 10/07/2018