Wokingham Remembers is the collective name for a range of events taking place within the borough to commemorate World War I.
- Churches Together in Wokingham will hold a vigil service on August 4th marking the anniversary of the outbreak of war.
- Wokingham Town Council hosts a 'Commemorative Collectibles' event on August 6th when the local community are invited to share any artefacts from the war.
- Wokingham Town Council opens the doors of its Town Hall on 14th September and will be sharing family activities, a craft market out on the Market Place, exhibitions, concert and local history walks.
- Wokingham Heritage Memorial Trail will also be launched on 14th September. The trail links WWI memorials with information via banners at each location and a brochure outlining the whole trail.
Campaign or initiative
Monday - Friday 10-2
Other times by prior arrangement.
Free. Advance notification of any visit is advisable as the hall is used for meetings, civic occasions, weddings etc.
Wokingham Remembers Heritage Memorial Trail
- 14 September 2014 — 8 April 2018 *on now
Explore the memorials throughout the borough. These vary from external crosses, stained glass windows through to internal wooden memorials; all of which commemorate the immense sacrifice made by local individuals.
Share the local history and biographies of some of the fallen following the trail with a detailed commemorative brochure and individual banners at each location.
This project has been funded by the Heritage Lottery and has been organised by Town and Parish Councils and churches across the borough.
The trail will be launched at Wokingham Town Hall on Heritage Day Sunday September 14th 2014.
- Any age
Town Hall Market Place
0118 978 3185