Two Minute Silence

11th November 2016

Imperial War Museum North, Trafford, Manchester

It was Armistice Day today

I was attending Imperial war museum north, in preparation for their Volunteer Celebration Choir with the Museum of Science and Industry and The Manchester Museum

But for Two minutes today – we stood in silence to remember those who fought and were lost in two world wars.

Poppy

We then watched the film , Remembrance, which gave some poignant reminders of why the date is kept, to honour all those fallen in conflict.

The day before, I’d been at my spot in the museum – helping relatives of first world war soldiers remember their relations and share their stories with the nation on the Lives of the First World War Database

Remembrance

Memorial

Remembrance Sunday

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2 thoughts on “Two Minute Silence

  1. thoughtsnlifeblog 12 Nov 2016 / 8:29 am

    Rememberance and gratitude to all those who gave for our freedom.. it is such a powerful thing we did it at work and i felt a surge of peace and of course sorrow for the loss.

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