Published: Sun, November 10, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

List of Remembrance Day services

List of Remembrance Day services

Poppies are a well-recognised symbol of Remembrance Sunday because poppies grew on the battlefields after the end of World War One, specifically in Flanders, Belgium.

A parade featuring beaver, cub and scout groups from the area, will leave Christ the Worker Church at 10.40am.

There will be a short service at the memorial, with the laying of wreaths.

The Royal British Legion branch will be holding an annual service which leaves the clubhouse at 10.40am led by a bagpiper.

The service starts at 10.55am and will be led by Rev Chris Densham, Ecumenical Mission Enabler for Telford Christians Together followed by The Last Post, two minutes silence, a dedication, laying of wreaths and prayers.

In Dysart, locals are advised to meet at 10.45am at the war memorial at the Townhead on Sunday and this will be followed by a service in Dysart St Clair Parish Church by Rev Lynn Brady, interim minister.

On Sunday, wreath bearers and community organisations will parade from Crossmead Avenue auto park at 10.45am to gather around the war memorial on the recreation ground before 11am.

The civic party, including the chairman of BCP Council Cllr David Flagg, will then join the Royal British Legion parade outside of the Old Town Hall and process through the High Street to the Priory Church, where a service will begin at 10.50am.

The parade, led by the Royal British Legion standard, will include groups, youth and adult organisations, who will "eyes right" as they pass the dais outside Lloyds Bank.

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On Armistice Day, Monday, November 11, all are invited to the War Memorial at 11am for a two-minute silence and placing of tributes.

After the service there will be a procession through Ringwood to the war memorial where wreaths will be laid.

The memorial day has been commemorated on the same date for more than a hundred years. A wreath-laying service will then take place.

The Remembrance Sunday service at All Saints Church will start at 10am.

Age Concern Twyford and District is also hosting a lunch and entertainment event in honour of Remembrance Sunday on Wednesday, November 13.

The parade to the parish church will leave from Burntisland Fife Station at 10.30am, led by Burntisland Pipe Band.

The Lees War Memorial service will also commence at 10.55am.

It will take place from 10.30am until noon, assisted by members of Veterans Lifeline.

The parade will then proceed to the war memorial in Butchers Lane for the two-minute silence.

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