As Britain marks 100 years since the First World War, the country will join in a series of commemorative events to remember a conflict that proved to be momentous in the country's history.
Here are some of the major events taking place to commemorate the key milestones in the four-year war:
- August 4, 2014
Several events will be held to mark the date on which Britain declared war with Germany.
- A remembrance service at Glasgow Cathedral
- "Twilight" event at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery in Mons, Belgium
- Memorial service at Westminster Abbey
- "Lights Out" vigil - Brits are urged to leave a single light on 10-11pm
On the same day there will be a mass cultural event across the UK, including a ceremony at Folkestone to remember those soldiers who left for France from the port.
- November 9, 2014
The Flanders Fields Memorial Garden, designed by Belgian architect Piet Blanckaert, will officially open following the London Cenotaph ceremony.
The garden's central circular bed will hold the "sacred soil" that "carries the memories of the millions who died", and has the words of John McCrae's famous poem In Flanders Fields inscribed upon it.
- December 2014
The now-annual Christmas Truce tournament will be held at a new state-of-the-art pitch in Ypres, which the Premier League has donated to mark the centenary.
The tournament for under-12 teams from England, Belgium, France and Germany is a recreation of the unofficial "Christmas Truce" match played in No Man's Land between German and British soldiers in 1914. 2015
- April 25, 2015
The British Government will mark the anniversary of the start of the Gallipoli landings - the first major action seen by the newly formed Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac).
April 25, known as "Anzac Day", is commemorated in Australia and New Zealand every year in recognition of the heavy losses and casualties suffered.
- May 31, 2016
The Government will mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland - a naval engagement between the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet and the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet in the North Sea.
- July 1, 2016
The anniversary of the Battle of the Somme will be commemorated, during which French and British-led forces launched an offensive against the Germany Army
- July 31, 2017
Commemorative events will mark the start of the Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, which resulted in an Allied victory.
- November 11, 2018
A national commemoration of Armistice Day will take place, marking the signing of the alliance between Germany and the Allied powers.