Local Remembrance Sunday Events

8 Nov 2018 12:25

With Remembrance Sunday coming up, we have found a list of remembrance events that you may be interested in. All dedicated to remembering our fallen heroes.

All events will take place on 11th November - Remembrance Sunday.


On Sunday 11th November, the #Remembrance Sunday parade will assemble at 2.15pm outside the Festival Hall on Talbot Road and will commence under the supervision of the parade marshall at 2.30pm.
The service will begin at 3pm. The Bugler will sound The Last Post during the service and the two-minutes silence will be held.


On Sunday 11th November, Remembrance Day in #Crewe will see a parade and service at Memorial Square. Twelve Royal Marine-style drummers – in full dress uniform – and will be joined by Crewe BrassCheshire Drums and Bugles and the Funky Choir as well as hundreds of local cadets from the RAF, Army, Police, Fire and Sea Cadets plus local Scout groups, the Red Cross and a contingent from The Royal British Legion.


On Sunday 11th November, at 6am, a lone piper will play the tune ‘Battle’s O’er’ from the Garden of Remembrance at Chester Cathedral. The Dean of #Chester will read out a special affirmation followed by prayers. 
The traditional service will start at 10am, commemorating the centenary of the Armistice.
The Service of Remembrance is followed by the Act of Remembrance at 10.50am in the Garden of Remembrance, outside the cathedral. The service will be led by the Very Rev Dr Tim Stratford.
At approximately 11.20am, a parade will form up in St Werburgh’s Street, outside the cathedral, before it processes through the city centre streets.


The Royal British Legion will organise the parade which will form at Nantwich Civic Hall.
Led by the band and drums of the Cheshire Constabulary, the parade will set off at 10.20am to march along Beam Street, Oatmarket and High Street, to #Nantwich Square.
Rector of St Mary’s Church Rev Dr Mark Hart will lead the service around the war memorial on the square.
After the church clock strikes 11am, Nantwich RBL chairman John Dwyer will read the exhortation followed by the sounding of the Last Post before a two-minute silence.
The service will then continue with the reading of the names of the fallen by Nantwich Air Training Cadets and Nantwich Army Cadets.
The evening service at St Mary’s at 6pm, remembering the fallen, will include Faure’s Requiem performed by the Nantwich Singers.


The annual Remembrance Sunday service and parade will be held at the cenotaph in #Northwich on Sunday, from 9.30am-1pm.

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