Commemorating the First World War

2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War. We are commemorating this centenary with a series of events and activities across the borough.

What's on

Find out what's happening in the borough (pdf, 103 KB) and across the country.


Visit Richmond

VisitRichmond lists a number of events around the borough to commemorate the First World War.

View WW1 events

National events

There is a national event calendar on the 1914 website led by the Imperial War Museum (IWM).

View the national event calendar

Plan or register your event

If you are a resident or local business and interested in taking part, you can:

Get funding for your event

There are a number of ways you can get funding to support our four-year programme of remembrance.

Sign up for event updates

Sign up for updates on upcoming events/activities happening in the borough.

For more information email us on

Visit the WW1 Blog

The Village Stories blog serves as an online archive of First World War stories from the fourteen villages of the borough.

Updated: 1 November 2018