Events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice are taking place across North Ayrshire this weekend.

Remembrance Sunday, November 11, will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which brought an end to the First World War.

Among the commemorations taking place this weekend are:


In Ardrossan, the parade will leave at 12.40pm, going from Ardrossan Library, up Glasgow Street to the Garden of Remembrance.

Around 200 people are expected to join the parade.


As part of the nationwide Battle’s Over event, commemorations will begin at 6am with pipers playing at the war memorial.

The parade will leave at 10.30am from the Labour Club.

North Ayrshire Reflects is a historical exhibition featuring items from 100 years ago. The exhibition is at North Ayrshire Heritage Centre on Manse Street on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 9.30am-1pm and 2-4.30pm from now until the middle of January


The service in Stevenston will start at 1.30pm at the town's war memorial.


The Royal British Legion will lead the Remembrance Day parade in Kilwinning on November 11.

The parade will leave from the Alexandria Terrace car park, going along Main Street, Abbey Gate, and Glasgow Road to the cemetery.


Irvine will remember the fallen on Remembrance Sunday, November 11, with the parade leaving from the High Street at 10am.

Marchers will continue through The Cross towards the war memorial, then on to the Kilwinning Road Garden of Remembrance.


The annual remembrance parade in Dalry will form up in the car park at the rear of St Margret’s Church, on November 11 at 10.30am.

March-off at approximately 10.40am and parading into Main Street, turning into Roche Way and along to Braehead, then turning right into the Public Park, arriving at the war memorial, within the park no later than 10.55am.


The parade will leave at 10.35am on Sunday, November 11, going from West Kilbride Parish Church to the war memorial.


The parade is at 12pm on Armistice Sunday with congregations from all churches, members of the community and groups joining.

The parade will leave from Central Avenue, through Garden City to the memorial.

A service will follow at the Memorial Gate at 12.15pm.


There will be a Commemoration Concert in Beith Community Centre on Saturday, November 10 at 7.30pm.

The Remembrance parade goes from the Parish Church to the memorial.

Beith is taking part in the national Battle’s Over commemoration with a concert in Beith Community Centre, 6-8pm.

Performers include: Garnock Valley Community Band, Cunninghame Choir, Gateside and Beith Primary School Choirs and an ensemble from Kilwinning Flute Orchestra. There will also be excerpts from WWI diaries read out and poetry.

There is currently a WWI exhibition by Beith Cultural Heritage Society in the Townhouse. The exhibition is on between 10am-1pm Friday/Saturday and 10am-4pm Tuesday/Thursday and will run for the whole of November.