AS REMEMBRANCE Day approaches, all kinds of events are being planned across Sussex to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

In Brighton and Hove, a short service will take place in the Garden of Remembrance at the Old Steine at 11am tomorrow.

On Friday, at St Bartholomew’s Church in Ann Street, Brighton, children will be reading out the Ode of Remembrance. A service will take place from 6.30pm until 8pm.

On the same day at 2.30pm, Govia Thameslink Railway will be placing a large poppy on a Tommy silhouette near Brighton Station.

The company bought the silhouette from the There But Not There non-profit organisation which raises money for veterans.

The ceremony will pay tributes to the thousands of men and women who worked tirelessly to keep Britain’s rail network moving and delivering vital munitions and supplies to the Western Front.

Brighton Museum is displaying personal stories of Brightonians who were drafted to the Great War.

Their exhibition, Remember: War Stories, shows paintings and other items that once belonged to the soldiers.

This event runs until January 13. Visitors can also learn about the history of the Royal Pavilion and its role during the conflict.

The former palace of King George IV was converted into a military hospital for wounded British and Indian soldiers.

The museum also has information about the important contributions Indian troops made to Britain’s war efforts.

Nicola Benge, director of community arts organisation Strike A Light, will be hosting a free talk on the Labour Corps in Sussex during the Great War.

This will take place on November 19 at Studio 8 in the Open Market, Brighton.

Worthing Museum, in Chapel Road, also has an exhibition with displays of photographs, paintings and talks about Worthing during the conflict.

The photographs show soldiers training at Shoreham Army Camp, the Royal Sussex Regiment and the effects of the war on the people of Worthing.

On Saturday, the museum will be hosting a family art day about the First World War for all ages.

South Down Folk Singers will be singing songs from the war era from 1pm.

A group of historians and artists will be giving free talks in the Crypt Gallery in Church Street, Seaford, on Friday at 7pm.

On Saturday, the gallery will show artefacts and two special guests will be talking about their grandfathers’ roles in the war.

Eastbourne has a street exhibition in the town centre which features a series of poignant stories about the lives of First World War soldiers from the town.

The year-long project was completed by volunteers and Heritage Eastbourne staff who discovered the stories behind the 1,258 heroes listed on the Town Hall Memorial Board, along with many others who took part in and survived the conflict.

Hastings Museum, in John’s Place, Bohemia Road, will officially open its special event, Hastings Remembers, on Saturday at 2.30pm.

Visitors can explore how the conflict affected on the historic fishing town and its people.

The Royal British Legion hopes this year’s Poppy Appeal, marking the centenary of the Armistice, will raise £50 million – the biggest national target yet.