Church bells to ring out on Remembrance Day

By ringing their bells, Anglican and Catholic churches on the island will join other nations in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on Sunday.

The British High Commission in collaboration with the German embassy have arranged for the bells to be rang for a few minutes starting at 12.30pm to coincide when they will chime in the UK where it will be 10.30am.

“What happened when the war ended is that there was this spontaneous outburst and all church bells were rang,” Alexandra Needham from the British High Commission explained. “We want to recreate this feeling of thanksgiving for peace.”

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