Local Remembrance Sunday Events

8 Nov 2018 12:24
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With Remembrance Sunday coming up, we have found a list of local Remembrance Sunday gatherings that you may be interested in. All dedicated to remembering our fallen heroes.

All events will be taking place on Remembrance Sunday, 11th November


#Horwich Town Mayor will lay a wreath at the Locomotive Estate War Memorial at 11am before the parade begins. The parade will leave at 11.40am from outside the Horwich RMI Club. The parade will then proceed along Victoria Road, Church Street, Lee Lane and then to Lever Park Avenue for the service at the Garden of Remembrance at 12.15pm. The parade will then return via Chorley New Road to Horwich RMI for dismissal.


The Blackrod Town Council #remembrance service will be held at 10.30am. The day will include the firing of the maroons, a service at the cenotaph and a parade through the village to the service being held in St Katharine’s Church. Children’s choirs from the village primary schools will also be participating in the service.


Meet outside St Bartholomew’s Primary School at 9.20am to depart at 9.40am for the service at St Bartholomew’s Church. Depart to the war memorial at 10.40am where Westhoughton High School pupils will read out the names of the servicemen from the #Westhoughton area who lost their lives in the First World War. People will be invited to lay single flowers, or a spray of flowers, on the memorial after the service has finished and the parade has departed.


The Mayor of #Bolton will join war veterans and members of the public on Victoria Square at 10.45am. The service will include a two-minute silence, which will be marked by loud gun fire. At the end of the service, members of the public will be invited to take part in a guided ‘walk past’ of the war memorial. The public are again invited to meet in Victoria Square at 6.30pm to witness the lighting of the Remembrance Beacon at 7pm.

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