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Looe RBL Members visit Plymouth Dock Yard Museum.

Members of Looe RBL visiting Plymouth Dockyard Museum.

Centenary of the WW1 Armistice The 11th November, 2018, is the centenary of the end of the WW1 hostilities when an armistice came into effect at 11am on the 11th November, 1918. To mark the centenary, there will be a divine service at Looe War Memorial, on Sunday 11th November, organised by Looe Town Council. The Town Mayor will lead a procession, including standard bearers and wreath layers, from the Rose Garden, Fore Street, East Looe, forming up a 10.15 am.

Wreaths can be ordered via Looe Town Council or directly from Looe Royal British Legion by telephoning 01503 264130 or by emailing looe.rbl@rbllooe.com.

Beacon Lighting There will be a special ceremony on Little Pier, The Quay, East Looe, starting at 6.30 pm, on Sunday 11th November where, in a countrywide event, a beacon will be lit remembering all the sacrifices made by those caught up in the horrors of WW1.

Armistice Concert On Friday 9th November there will be a concert by the St Pinnock  Band in the Looe Community Academy, starting at 8 pm. The band will be playing a selection of nostalgic oldies to commemorate the end of the Great War and will be supported by other acts. Tickets are £5 for adults and £1 for children, and can be obtained from the Looe Guildhall Market or at the door on the night. Proceeds will go to the Poppy Appeal.

Christmas Festive Evening On Saturday 24th November there will a Christmas Festive Evening in the Portbyhan Hotel starting at 8pm. There will be a Christmas buffet, mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, music and a raffle. Tickets are £5 and are available from Martin Robinson on 07970 945594 or at the door on the night. Proceeds will go to the Poppy Appeal.