Articles Tagged 'Remembrance Day'

The Tower of London

The Tower of London Marks the Anniversary of WWI with Poppies

A beautiful installation is to be officially unveiled at the Tower of London tomorrow (August 5) to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red is an artwork by Paul Cummins for which he created hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies—the British ceremonial flower of […]

Poppies at the Cenotaph

10 Lingering Effects of World War I on Britain

Today (July 28) marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. A conflict of unimaginable scale that effectively redrew the maps of Europe and the Middle East and cost 16 million people their lives. The war also left its mark on British society in all kinds of subtle ways, changing social relationships […]

Remembrance Sunday

PHOTOS: The Royals Recognize Remembrance Day

Our friends over at Socialite Life have put together a gallery of Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and the Queen — among other royals —  paying their respect on Remembrance Day.   Sunday, November 11 marks Remembrance Day, the equivalent of the U.S. Veterans Day. The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the […]