Soham remembers the fallen for the 100th anniversary since the end of World War One

Soham remembers. The 100th anniversary of the end of WW1.

Soham remembers. The 100th anniversary of the end of WW1. - Credit: Archant

A town has begun its celebrations to mark 100 years since the peace truce was called on the First World War.

A range of events are taking place in Soham to remember those who lost their lives.

Soham Remembers, is a festival of remembrance by Soham churches, Soham Knit and Knatter, the Royal British Legion, Soham Town Council and Soham Tourism and Heritage.

The event began with a patriotic concert by Soham Comrades Band.

Crafters have been busy preparing an exhibition called We Will Remember them which is a vibrant display of knitted poppies and flower arrangements inside the church as a visual reminder of the many men who lost their lives.

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The exhibition is at St Andrew’s Church and is open daily from 11am - 4pm.

There will also be a service around the Soham War Memorial from 10.55am and a service inside the church at 11.40am for Remembrance Sunday.

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To complete the day there will be a beacon lighting event at 7pm.

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