16th December 2014 - Hartlepool commemorates 100 years since the bombardment
16th December 2014 - 100 years since the bombardment of Hartlepool.
From 8.00 am there will be a formal service at the Heugh Gun Battery. Public event.
From 9.00 am the Heugh Gun Battery is holding an open house, during which the public can go in and have a look around the Battery.
From 10.00 am till 12 noon the Tipperary Club in the Borough Hall is open to the public for viewing. This is the venue for the Mayor's Consort's event which is being held from 1.00 pm. The Consort's event is by invitation only.
At 6.00 pm the outdoor art event 'Homecoming' is being performed. The event is free and tickets are still available from Hartlepool Art Gallery & Tourist Information Centre, tel: 01429 890000.
The days events will be concluded with the sounding of the Last Post. Followed by the ringing of the bells at churches across Hartlepool.