Wednesday 5th May
Bicentenary ceremony live from St Helena
A commemorative event at Longwood House and the tomb of Napoleon organised by the Honorary French Consul, Michel Dancoisne-Martineau
18.00 Opening of the gardens
Prayers led by Father David Musgrave
18.30 Beethoven, Symphonie n° 7
Funeral march followed by the reading of General Bertrand’s diary
18.48 Call for silence
18.49 Last Post
Flag lowered to half mast. Reveille played by Reverend Graeme Beckett, bugle and drum.
19.00 Funeral march of Beethoven’s 3rd symphony
Accompanying a night tour of the gardens
20.00 Sir Brian Unwin, Michael Binyon, and James Bramble
Join a discussion organised by the Friends of the British Overseas Territories.