Remembrance Day marks the day the first World War ended in 1918. We have 2 minute silence at 11am to remember all the soldiers that did so much for our country and sacrificed themselves for others' well-being. It is to worship those who died in war.

The second Sunday of every November is also known as Remembrance Sunday. This year it will fall on the 13th of November. On this Sunday, throughout the country and possibly abroad, there are gatherings and events at war memorials and churches.

Important people gather in Whitehall, London, at the Cenotaph for a service.

These people normally include the Royal Family and influential politicians.

Why do we have to be silent for two minutes?

Even though it marks the day when World War One ended it is to remember soldiers who died in any of the wars, including, World War Two, conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Gulf War and the Falklands War.

The first ever 2 minute silence held in Britain was on the 11th of November in the year 1919. This was just one year after the first World War began. King George V asked the public to be silent at 11am. He wanted the "thoughts of everyone may be concentrated on reverent remembrance of the glorious dead".

Why do people wear poppies?

For the past few days you may have seen people wearing poppies.

It's a symbol for all of those soldiers who died in the wars.

We wear the red flower upon our chests because the flowers that grew on the battlefield after the first World War ended were Poppies. Since then we have been wearing poppies as a symbol for all of those who died during being on the battlefield.

Each year volunteers make poppies so they are available for everyone around the country.

Each person who then wears a poppy gives a little donation towards the course. This money is then used to help men and women who are still alive, but their lives have been impacted by the wars they have fought in.

This help may include getting a new job, new home and extra support for some of the older veterans.

The Royal British Legion is the charity that runs the Poppy Appeal.