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Local events: centenary of Armistice

There are commemorative activities planned across Australia for the Centenary of Armistice 2018. See the list below to find events in your state or territory.


Centenary of Armistice Remembrance Concert Tasmania

The Centenary of Armistice Remembrance Concert 2018
Location: Albert Hall, Launceston, Tasmania
Date and times: Sat 3 November 2018, two shows only - 1.30pm and 7.30pm
Description: Presented under the guidance of RSL Tasmania with the support of Best Western Plus Launceston, Bunnings Warehouse, the City of Launceston, the Spirit of Tasmania and many more.
Website: http://centenaryofarmistice.com.au/

Western Australia

FAURÉ ‘REQUIEM’ – Centenary Remembrance Concert

FAURÉ ‘REQUIEM’ – Centenary Remembrance Concert
Location: Perth Concert Hall
Date and times: 11 November 2018, 4-6pm
Description: Following PSC’s long tradition of ANZAC concerts, we will mark this significant occasion with a performance on Remembrance Day of the ‘Fauré  Requiem’ and Vaughan Williams’ ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’ with relevant narration and projections to deepen the meaning of the music’s texts and the day’s significance.
Website: http://www.perthsymphonicchorus.com.au/event/centenary/

Roll of Honour

Poppies for peace

Dedication of the commemorative installation "Poppies for Peace" at the Museum of the Goldfields.
This poppy project commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and the world’s hope for a peaceful future.
Date and time: Sunday 11 November from 9am to 10am
Location: Museum of the Goldfields, 17 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie
RSVP 9 November 2018
Or call 9021 8533


Navy event

Centenary of Armistice - Canberra

Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU, Canberra
Date: Monday, 12 November 2018
Time: 7.30 – 9.00 PM
Tickets: Free admission
Website: http://www.anu.edu.au/events/centenary-of-armistice

Remembrance Day has always been a poignant and respectful day reflection by Australians however in 2018, this 100th year since the signing of the Armistice that ended the first ‘Great’ War, we give special thanks to those who fought for us and created the uniquely Australian Anzac spirit in those trenches far away.

Lieutenant Brian O’Kane, RAN and Lieutenant Matthew Klohs, RAN – Conductors

National Library of Australia

On war: enemy internment
Location: National Library of Australia, theatre, lower ground 1
Date and times: 19 November 2018, 5-6.30pm
Description: Dr Craig Cormick reveals the world of boredom and inventive fantasy amongst German civilians in internment camps in Australia during the First World War. Dr Craig Cormick is an award-winning Canberra author whose latest book is The Years of the Wolf, based on the internment of German civilians at Trail Bay in NSW. In association with the Canberra Great War Study Group, the Estaminet. 
Website: https://www.nla.gov.au/event/on-war-enemy-internment


The Soldier settlers of Tuggeranong photographic exhibition

The Soldier settlers of Tuggeranong photographic exhibition
Location: Lanyon Education Centre
Date and times: 16 October - 11 November 2018
Description: Discover the stories of the eight men who returned from service in the Great War to take up soldier settler blocks on the former Tuggeranong property. This remarkable photographic exhibition reveals their struggles with debt, drought, the rabbit plague and uncertain markets, while  they were still living with the legacy of their war service
Website: http://www.historicplaces.com.au/exhibitions/the-soldier-settlers-of-tuggeranong-a-photographic-exhibition

Wind symphony

Lest We Forget Remembrance Day

In this, the 100th anniversary of Armistice, Canberra Wind Symphony will perform in the evocative setting of the Warrior's Chapel at the Church of St. Andrew.

This performance features the stunning music of Ticheli with Angels in the Architecture, the WORLD PREMIERE of a new commissioned work from Canberra composer Michael Dooley, Winds of Hope, concert selections Symphonic Fantasia Suomi by Christopher J. Luke, In Wartime by David del Tredici, and as always, the crowd favourite Abide With Me (Eventide), with the Last Post performed solo from inside the Warrior's Chapel.
Date and time: Saturday 10th November from 2pm
Location: Warrior's Chapel at the Church of St. Andrew
Book your ticketshttp://www.canberrawindsymphony.com.au

New South Wales

WW1 Requiem

An Australian War Requiem
Location: Sydney Town Hall
Date and time: Sunday 11 November 3-5pm
To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice, the Sydney University Graduate Choir, children’s chorus, five soloists and orchestra will perform An Australian War Requiem at the Sydney Town Hall. Composed by Christopher Bowen OAM, with libretto by Pamela Traynor, An Australian War Requiem is inspired by letters between soldiers at the front and their mothers at home, interspersed by sections from the Stabat Mater hymn.
Website: www.australianwarrequiem.com.au



Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial

Remembrance Day across the Fraser Coast
Brought to to you by the "Friends of the Maryborough, Qld, Cemetery"
The Communities of Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Tiaro and Howard are invited to attend a Remembrance Day Event at each of the following Cemeteries:
Tiaro on Friday 9th November at 9.30am
Maryborough Monumental, Maryborough Garden of Rest and Polson Cemetery (Hervey Bay) on Saturday 10th November at 9.30am
Howard Cemetery on Sunday 11th November
A single poppy will be placed on the grave of every ex-service person Girl Guides, Tiaro State School, Naval Cadets and Scouts of the Fraser Coast to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day which ended World War 1.
Please bring your own chair if necessary.
For further information: margaretwroe@bigpond.com


Northern Territory

Roll of Honour

Church service
 Darwin Memorial Uniting Church, 78 Smith St, Darwin
Date and time: 11 November at 9.30am
Description: Church service commemorating 100 years 

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