Published: 10:55, 04 August 2014 |
Updated: 18:41, 04 August 2014
Follow our live coverage as it happened (starting from the bottom):
13.12: Well that's it - we'll leave you with pictures of balloons being released over Folkestone to mark the WW1 anniversary
12.44: Prince Harry meets a veteran during his visit to Folkestone
12.16: Here's how Whitstable's been marking the anniversary of the start of the First World War
11.56: Here's a picture of the Prince arriving
11.55: The two-minutes' silence is under way
11.46: Damian Collins MP - "This site is very special. Folkestone was the port from which millions of servicemen made their journey to the harbour; to France; to the trenches of the Western Front. Many would have marched through this site."
11.39: Prince Harry has now officially unveiled the arch
11.36: Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins is addressing the gathered dignitaries and forces personnel
11.35: Prince Harry's inspecting the troops now - he's wearing the number one dress of the Blues and Royals
11.35: In total, 1,000 marchers have been taking part
11.34: Around 800 veterans and civilians - led by Folkestone Pipes and Drums - are taking part in today's proceedings
11.30: Prince Harry's arrived!
11.29: Service personnel take part in the commemoration
11.28: The military parade has been led by the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas, and includes members of the three uniformed services.
11.20: Here's the war memorial where Prince Harry will be laying the wreath
11.04: Don't forget to follow our coverage - we've got reporters and photographers on the scene throughout the commemoration
11.00: Here's the parade making its way to the new memorial
10.54: If you missed it earlier, here's what today's all about
10.53: The march is under way!
10.53: We're hearing 600 balloons with poppies on them will be released later
10.50: A very thought-provoking image of the Road of Remembrance this morning
10.45 - In case we forget, here's what today's visit's all about
10.40: Here's how the excitement's already building ahead of today's royal visit:
10.35: We've taken this first picture of the memorial arch in all its glory today
10.30: Kent's set to mark the start of the First World War with a unique visit by Prince Harry - and the crowds are already starting to arrive.
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