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Guildford marks the centenary of the end of World War One - tell us about your community events

Community and faith groups, parish councils and local venues are being asked to share details of any events they have planned to commemorate the anniversary of the end of World War One this year.

On 11 November 1918, a treaty was signed to end what was known as the Great War. As part of the borough-wide commemorations of this important historical event, Guildford Borough Council would like to hear about any events local residents are planning.

Cllr Matt Furniss, Deputy Leader of Guildford Borough Council says: "Guildford has marked the centenary of the First World War in a number of ways over the past four years, commemorating the great sacrifices of those who gave their lives so that we can live in peace. As we enter the final year of this important anniversary, our thoughts turn to marking the end of the war and we would like to hear about any events, large or small that you have planned this year."

Adds Cllr Furniss: "We are working with local partners to plan a special commemoration event in November - more details will follow later this year."

A variety of educational and cultural events have taken place in the community since 2014, from local history talks at the Guildford Institute to films from the Circle 8 group, plus exhibitions at Guildford Museum. Guildford is a strong supporter of our Armed Forces locally and regularly host events and parades on National Armed Forces Day, 28 June.

Details can be sent to philippa.coldham@guildford.gov.uk. We will update our website with event details as we receive them.

Published on Thursday 18 January.