A special tree planting ceremony taking place at the First World War Memorial Tree Walk at Churchill Glade in Pollard Park on 11 November 2018.
Please join us in commemorating the signing of the Armistice, declaring an end to First World War hostilities and the start of the peace process, on 11 November 2018, in Seymour Square.
The Marlborough Singers will perform "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace" at ASB Theatre in recognition that this year marks the 100th year of Armistice Day.
A celebration of the centenary of Armistice Day with music and dancing and a finger-food supper. Entertainment with music from the era. At Blenheim Bowling Club, 10 November 2018.
New Zealand Defence Force historian John Crawford to present a talk to the Marlborough Historical Society on the Battle of Passchendaele. Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim, 24 September 2017.
An Armistice Day parade will be held at the Blenheim War Memorial, Blenheim, 11 November 2017, 11am.
The Exhibition features forgotten Kiwi songs from the war and tells the stories of the writers and composers. At Blenheim's Millennium Public Art Gallery, 3 February to 19 March 2017.
This presentation at the Marlborough Convention Centre on 25 September 2016 will be given by New Zealand Defence Force historian Matthew Buck.
A pop up exhibition at Renwick Community Memorial Hall on 20 and 21 August 2016, with a focus on the men from Renwick who served in the First World War.
An exhibition of Gallipoli paintings and monoprints created by Stanley Palmer. Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim. 7 May - 19 June 2016.
A joint exhibition by Craig Bluett and Wendy Murphy in response to experiences of men enlisting in the First World War. Millenium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim. 7 May - 19 June 2016.
This exhibition has a focus on the men from Blenheim who served in the First World War, and local Marlborough context of the day. Held at Bookworld, Blenheim, 12-14 February 2016.
An open air service to commemorate Armistice Day on 11 November 2015 at the Blenheim War Memorial in Seymour Square. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Based on personal accounts from the First World War era, this powerfully evocative play tells the stories of ordinary New Zealanders who enlist and travel overseas. In Blenheim, 18-24 April 2015.
Discover more about Marlborough's role in the First World War at the Marlborough Provincial Museum and Archives, Blenheim, between 25 April and 3 May 2015.
Marlborough Brass Bandsman Denis Teeling is sounding the Last Post for 100 days from 15 January until 24th April 2015, each evening at 1800 hours at the Blenheim Cenotaph in Seymour Square.
Summon the Heroes is the theme of NZ National Youth Brass Band's 2015 Tour around the South Island in January 2015, marking the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli.
Featuring Sir Peter Jackson’s collection of First World War aircraft and artefacts, brought to life in sensational sets created by WingNut Films and Weta Workshop.