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Commemorative events taking place in Dorset

Dorset played a important role in World War One. Find details of commemorative events taking place near you, remembrance days, local and national key dates.

Communities and individuals of all ages will come together to mark, commemorate and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First World War.

Tell us your commemoration plans

If you're arranging an event to commemorate the First World War, we can help to publicise it here for you. Simply tell us the event date, the location (including postcode), start/end time, entry fee (if applicable) and a very brief summary.

Local events

North Dorset


 Results Name of the event Venue How to book or register
 1 event found.

 Sherborne Remembers

 Abbey Gatehouse

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Local and national commemorative dates


Commemorative dates and events 2018


Sunday 11 November 2018  

Remembrance Sunday/Armistice Day



Commemorative dates and events 2019/20

Saturday 12 January 2019

Centenary of the start of the Paris Peace Conference (12 - 20 January 1919)

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Centenary of the Trianon Peace Treaty with Hungary

Friday 28 June 2019

Centenary of the Versailles Peace Treaty with Germany

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Centenary of the St Germaine Peace Treaty with Austria

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Centenary of the Neuilly Peace Treaty with Bulgaria

Sunday 10 August 2020

Centenary of the Sevres Peace Treaty with Turkey

National timeline

The BBC has also created a timeline of the First World War, which gives details of the events that took place between 1914 and 1918.

World War One commemorative events in Bournemouth

World War One commemorative events in Poole

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