Remembrance Day Salute
Sunday 8 November 2009 at Fort Nelson
- Starts at: 10:30am Sunday 8 November 2009
- Finishes at: 4:00pm Sunday 8 November 2009
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Gun Firing
First World War gun salutes fired by khaki-clad gunners using an original 18 pounder Field Gun – a veteran of the Western Front – from the artillery collection of the Royal Armouries.
The firings at 11am will mark the start and end of a two minute silence, after which a poignant presentation entitled When the Guns Fell Silent will take place, telling the story of those who survived the horrors of the Great War.
In addition, there will be other First World War readings and performances throughout the day.
Free entry to Fort and event.
The location address, map and a guide to getting here can be found on the Visitor Information page